Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Case (Inrō) with Design of Minamoto no Yoritomo and Courtiers Watching Released Cranes Fly Away at Akanumagahara

Period:
Edo period (1615–1868)
Date:
19th century
Culture:
Japan
Medium:
Gold and silver maki-e with gold lacquer Ojime: Stone in the shape of a melon, 19th century Bequest of Stephen Whitney Phoenix, 1881 81.1.424.85 Netsuke: Ivory in the shape of a deer, 19th century Gift of Mrs. Russell Sage, 1910 10.211.510
Dimensions:
H. 3 3/8 in. (8.6 cm); W. 2 3/16 in. (5.6 cm); D. 13/16 in. (2 cm)
Classification:
Inrō
Credit Line:
Bequest of Stephen Whitney Phoenix, 1881
Accession Number:
81.1.337
Not on view
Stephen Whitney Phoenix , New York (until d. 1881)
New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "A Beautiful Country: Yamato-e in Japanese Art," November 20, 2010–June 5, 2011.

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