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Case (Inrō) with Design of God of Longevity (Jurōjin) and a Small Boy with a Tortoise (obverse); Pine Tree by Stream (reverse)

Kakōsai

Period: Edo period (1615–1868)
Date: 19th century
Culture: Japan
Medium: Gold and nashiji ('pear skin') lacquer with metal inlay and gold, silver, and brown hiramakie sprinkled and polished lacquer; Interior: nashiji and fundame; Ojime: coral bead
Dimensions: 3 1/8 x 2 1/16 x 11/16 in. (8 x 5.2 x 1.8 cm)
Classification: Inrō
Credit Line: H. O. Havemeyer Collection, Bequest of Mrs. H. O. Havemeyer, 1929
Accession Number: 29.100.866

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