Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Case (Inrō) with Design of Landscape

Period:
Edo period (1615–1868)
Date:
18th century
Culture:
Japan
Medium:
Lacquer with sprinkled gold makie and cut gold foil
Dimensions:
W. 1 15/16 in. (5 cm); D. 7/8 in. (2.2. cm); L. 7 11/16 in. (19.6 cm) Inro: L. 2 5/8 in. (6.7 cm)
Classification:
Inrō
Credit Line:
Gift of Beth Berne, 2003
Accession Number:
2003.589
Not on view
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