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Three-case inro with gourd-vine design

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Signed

Hokkyo Korin saku; Kohantei Kansai utsusu 法橋光琳作 考槃亭寛哉写

Credit Line

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection

Japanese, Edo period, early 19th century

Dimensions

Overall: 6.6 x 4.9 x 1.9 cm (2 5/8 x 1 15/16 x 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

27.82

Medium or Technique

Gold lacquer ground; decoration in gold and aokin hiramaki-e and takamaki-e and inlay of lead and malachite embellished with shell; interiors gold fundame

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Inro