Quantcast

Case (Inrō) with Design of Snail on Bamboo (obverse); Inscription (reverse)

Period: Edo period (1615–1868)
Date: 19th century
Culture: Japan
Medium: Lacquer with mother-of-pearl inlay Ojime: Copper in shape of snail Netuske: Lacquer bamboo with decoration of gold bamboo and ivory snail inlay
Dimensions: 4 x 3 1/8 x 7/8 in. (10.1 x 7.9 x 2.3 cm)
Classification: Inrō
Credit Line: Rogers Fund, 1913
Accession Number: 13.67.10

The Metropolitan Museum of Art LogoEmail

Type the CAPTCHA word:
58560

Close