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

Case (Inrō) with Design of Children in a Circle around a Dragon Pond

Period:
Edo period (1615–1868)
Date:
18th century
Culture:
Japan
Medium:
Lacquer, roiro, gold and silver togidashi, nashiji; Interior: nashiji and fundame
Dimensions:
3 3/16 x 2 5/16 x 1 in. (8.1 x 5.9 x 2.5 cm)
Classification:
Inrō
Credit Line:
H. O. Havemeyer Collection, Bequest of Mrs. H. O. Havemeyer, 1929
Accession Number:
29.100.797
Not on view
Mrs. H. O. (Louisine W.) Havemeyer , New York (until d. 1929; bequeathed to MMA)
Related Objects

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

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:Not on view

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

Stand with Autumn Grasses and Flowers

Date: first half of the 17th century Medium: Lacquered wood with gold hiramaki-e and e-nashiji (“pear-skin picture”) Accession: 2015.300.291 On view in:Not on view