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Five-case inro with design of Tartars on horseback

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Signed

Kajikawa saku, with seal Ei. Signature translation: Made by Kajikawa 梶川作 印 英

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: 10.1 x 5.2 x 2.7 cm (4 x 2 1/16 x 1 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.2317a

Medium or Technique

Polished black lacquer ground; decoration in gold, silver and colored togidashi-e, hiramaki-e and takamaki-e with gold foil; interiors gold fundame lacquer

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Inro