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Three-case inro with design of peonies and butterflies

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Signed

Koma Yasumasa saku. Signature translation: Made by Koma Yasumasa 古満安政作

Provenance

Lent by H. L. Higginson, Dec. 31, 1921

Credit Line

Bequest of Major Henry Lee Higginson

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

Dimensions

Overall: 7.4 x 7.7 x 2 cm (2 15/16 x 3 1/16 x 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.2337

Medium or Technique

Black lacquer ground; decoration in gold, aokin, silver and colored togidashi-e and hiramaki-e with shell and gold foil

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Inro