Case (Inrō) with Design of Seven Sages of the Bamboo Grove

Artist: Tōyō (Japanese, active ca. 1764–71)
Period: Edo period (1615–1868)
Date: 18th century
Culture: Japan
Medium: Aventurine lacquer with gold sprinkled and polished lacquer; Netsuke: Box with flowers; Ojime: coral bead
Dimensions: 2 3/8 x 2 5/16 x 15/16 in. (6 x 5.8 x 2.4 cm)
Classification: Inrō
Credit Line: Rogers Fund, 1913
Accession Number: 13.67.64

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