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Four-case inro with paulownia and tendril design

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Signed

Koma Kyuhakusaku. Signature translation: Made by Koma Kyuhaku. 古滿休伯作

Credit Line

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection

Japanese, Edo period, Late 18th century

Dimensions

Overall: 7.8 x 5.1 x 2.4 cm (3 1/16 x 2 x 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

27.80a

Medium or Technique

Black lacquer ground; the tendrils in gold hiramaki-e; the paulownias in matte black takamaki-e; compartments and risers gold nashiji; shoulders and rims gold fundame

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Inro