Case (Inrō ) with Design of a Gourd Vine

Artist: Koma Yasutada (Japanese)
Period: Edo period (1615–1868)
Date: 18th century
Culture: Japan
Medium: Case: gold, colored lacquer, gold leaf, and gold foil on red lacquer; Fastener (ojime): metal with design of flowers and insects; Toggle (netsuke): ivory and lacquer carved in the shape of a Noh dancer
Dimensions: H. 3 5/8 in. (9.2 cm); W. 2 3/8 in. (6 cm); D. 11/16 in. (1.8 cm)
Classification: Inrō
Credit Line: H. O. Havemeyer Collection, Bequest of Mrs. H. O. Havemeyer, 1929
Accession Number: 29.100.848

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