Case (Inrō) with Design of Young Man Lu's Dream (obverse); Cherry Tree and Irises Beside Water (reverse)

Period: Edo period (1615–1868)
Date: 19th century
Culture: Japan
Medium: Lacquer, roiro, nashiji, gold silver and coloured hiramakie, foil; Interior: gyobu nashiji and fundame
Dimensions: 3 1/16 x 3 1/8 x 13/16 in. (7.7 x 8 x 2 cm)
Classification: Inrō
Credit Line: H. O. Havemeyer Collection, Bequest of Mrs. H. O. Havemeyer, 1929
Accession Number: 29.100.744

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