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

壽字吉祥文蒔絵印籠
Inrō with the Characters for Longevity and Good Fortune and the “Seven Lucky Treasures” on Checkerboard Ground

Period:
Edo period (1615–1868)
Date:
second half of the 18th century
Culture:
Japan
Medium:
Four cases; lacquered wood with gold and silver, red lacquer hiramaki-e, togidashimaki-e, applied gold foil on black, gold, silver, and nashiji ground Netsuke: piece of carved coral Ojime: metal bead
Dimensions:
3 5/8 x 2 3/8 x 1 in. (9.2 x 6 x 2.5 cm)
Classification:
Inrō
Credit Line:
H. O. Havemeyer Collection, Bequest of Mrs. H. O. Havemeyer, 1929
Accession Number:
29.100.879
Not on view
Signature: Signed: Kajikawa Bunryūsai at the request of Mr. Sano

Marking: Red seal (unread)
Related Objects

Ojime

Date: 19th century Medium: Ojime Accession: 81.1.424.1 On view in:Not on view

Sutra Box (Kyōbako) with Lotus Pond

Date: early 17th century Medium: Lacquered wood with gold togidashimaki-e, hiramaki-e, and e-nashiji (“pear-skin picture”) Accession: 2015.300.292a–c On view in:Gallery 227

Six of the Twelve Divine Generals (Jūni shinshō)

Date: 14th century Medium: Wood with lacquer, color, gold, and inlaid crystal eyes Accession: 2015.300.254a–f On view in:Gallery 224

Guardian Lion-Dogs

Date: mid-13th century Medium: Japanese cypress with lacquer, gold leaf, and color Accession: 2015.300.257a, b On view in:Gallery 223

Shelf for Cosmetic Boxes (Kurodana) with Wild Grapevine and Family Crest

Date: first half of the 17th century Medium: Lacquered wood with gold, silver hiramaki-e Accession: 2015.300.293 On view in:Not on view