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Two-case inro with design of New Year food

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Signed

Eishosai, with seal Hina 永松齋 印 雛

Provenance

Lent by H. L. Higginson, Dec. 31, 1910

Credit Line

Bequest of Major Henry Lee Higginson

Japanese, Edo period–Meiji era, mid to late 19th century

Dimensions

Overall: 5.6 x 4.4 x 1.6 cm (2 3/16 x 1 3/4 x 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.2324a

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Inro