Case (Inrō) with Design of Curtains of State and a Woman's Fan

Artist: Koma Kōryū (Japanese, died 1796)
Period: Edo period (1615–1868)
Date: late 18th–19th century
Culture: Japan
Medium: Roiro (waxen) lacquer with decoration in togisashi sprinkled and polished lacquer; Ojime: gold lacquer bead; Netsuke: ivory "Dream of a Clam"
Dimensions: H. 3 3/16 in. (8.1 cm); W. 1 7/8 in. (4.8 cm); D. 15/16 in. ( 2.4 cm)
Classification: Inrō
Credit Line: Gift of Wilton Lloyd-Smith and his wife, Marjorie Fleming Lloyd-Smith, 1929
Accession Number: 29.82.3

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