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Three-case inro with design of rice-plant roundels and auspicious objects (takaramono)

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Signed

Bunshosai Yukan 文章斎遊関

Credit Line

Gift of Major Henry Lee Higginson

Japanese, Edo period, early to mid-19th century

Dimensions

Overall: 7 x 3.6 x 1.9 cm (2 3/4 x 1 7/16 x 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

18.226a

Medium or Technique

Gold fundame lacquer ground; decoration in gold, aokin and colored hiramaki-e and takamaki-e; compartments and risers gold nashiji; shoulders and rims gold fundame

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Inro