Case (Inrō) with Design of Dewdrops and Insects on Autumn Grasses in Basket

Artist: Yamada Jōkasai (1681–1704)
Period: Edo period (1615–1868)
Date: 19th century
Culture: Japan
Medium: Sprinkled gold lacquer with mother-of-pearl, stone, and metal Ojime: ovoid gold bead decorated with grasses Netuske: black wood carved as a piece of firewood
Dimensions: 3 3/4 x 2 11/16 x 3/4 in. (9.5 x 6.8 x 1.9 cm)
Classification: Inrō
Credit Line: The Howard Mansfield Collection, Purchase, Rogers Fund, 1936
Accession Number: 36.100.198

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