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Case (Inrō) with Design of "Nonomiya" (Shrine in the Fields), from The Tale of Genji, chapter 10 (obverse); Seven Autumn Flowers Growing beside a Torii and Fence, based on "Sakaki," a Chapter from The Tale of Genji (reverse)

Period: Edo period (1615–1868)
Date: 19th century
Culture: Japan
Medium: Sprinkled gold lacquer with inlaid mother-of-pearl, pewter,raden; Interior: nashiji and fundame
Dimensions: 3 1/4 x 2 1/8 x 15/16 in. (8.3 x 5.4 x 2.4 cm)
Classification: Inrō
Credit Line: H. O. Havemeyer Collection, Bequest of Mrs. H. O. Havemeyer, 1929
Accession Number: 29.100.894

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