Art/ Collection/ Art Object
{{img.publicCaption}}

Case (Inrō) with Design of Hotei (Putai) Carrying a Small Boy (obverse); Boy Carrying Gourd-Flask (reverse)

Artist:
Tokoku Fuzui
Artist:
After a painting by Hanabusa Itchō (Japanese, 1652–1724)
Period:
Meiji period (1868–1912)
Date:
late 19th century
Culture:
Japan
Medium:
Gold lacquer with ivory and wood inlay; Netsuke: ivory and lacquered wood figure, Ojime: gold bead with face of Daikoku, god of good fortune
Dimensions:
3 1/4 x 2 3/8 x 13/16 in. (8.3 x 6.1 x 2 cm)
Classification:
Inrō
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1913
Accession Number:
13.67.76
Not on view
Signature: Tokoku Fuzui, Shibayama style

Marking: Seals: two
Related Objects

Inrō with Snail on Bamboo (obverse) and Poem (reverse)

Artist: Ganbun (Japanese, active until 1870s) Date: mid-19th century Medium: Single case; lacquered wood imitating bamboo with pewter and silver inlay and gold hiramaki-e Netsuke: bamboo; lacquered wood with gold hiramaki-e and stained ivory inlay Ojime: snail; copper Accession: 13.67.10 On view in:Gallery 223

Saya Inrō with Pine and Ivy (obverse) and Bamboo Grove (reverse)

Date: second half of the 19th century Medium: Sheath shape; lacquered wood with gold and silver takamaki-e, hiramaki-e, togidashimaki-e, and colored ivory inlay on gold lacquer ground Netsuke: kagamibuta type, lotus pad with frog; stained ivory and metal Ojime: agate bead Accession: 29.100.874 On view in:Gallery 223

Basketry Inrō

Date: mid-19th century Medium: Three cases; plaited bamboo or rattan covered with lacquer (urushi) Netsuke: edamame; ivory Ojime: bamboo; bronze with gold inlays Accession: 91.1.716 On view in:Gallery 223

Inrō with Bamboo Grove

Artist: Maki-e by Yūtokusai Gyokkei (Japanese, (active early–mid-19th century)) Date: mid-19th century Medium: Four cases; lacquered wood with gold and silver hiramaki-e on gold lacquer ground Netsuke: lacquered wood with inlay of a snail on bamboo Ojime: metal bead with birds Accession: 36.100.246 On view in:Gallery 223

Inrō with Sparrows and Bamboo

Date: mid-19th–early 20th century Medium: Two cases; lacquered wood with gold and silver hiramaki-e, togidashimaki-e, gold foil cutouts, and colored ivory inlay on gold lacquer ground Netsuke: kagamibuta type, bamboo with sparrow; wood and metal Ojime: blue-and-white porcelain bead Accession: 13.67.79 On view in:Gallery 223