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Four-case inro with paulownia and ho-o roundels

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Signed

Juei (Shigehide), with kao 重榮(花押)印 (不詳)

Provenance

Lent by H. L. Higginson, Dec. 31, 1910

Credit Line

Bequest of Major Henry Lee Higginson

Japanese, Edo period, Late 18th–early 19th century

Dimensions

Overall: 8.3 x 5.6 x 2 cm (3 1/4 x 2 3/16 x 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.2333

Medium or Technique

Dull gold lacquer ground (not fundame); decoration in gold, silver, aokin and colored hiramaki-e and takamaki-e with gold foil; compartments and risers gold nashiji; shoulders and rims gold fundame

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Inro