Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Case (Inrō) with Design of Lion on a Stand Looking at a Butterfly (obverse); Chinese Bellflowers in a Pot (reverse)

Edo period (1615–1868)
18th–19th century
Lacquer, kinji, gold and silver hiramakie, tsuishu, raden, porcelain; Interior: roiro and fundame
2 1/4 x 2 x 11/16 in. (5.7 x 5.1 x 1.7 cm)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1913
Accession Number:
Not on view
Signature: Senko (Nobumitsu?)

Marking: Seal: Sen'in
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