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Inrō with Hawks on Perches

Koma Kōryū
(Japanese, died 1796)

Period: Edo period (1615–1868)
Date: 19th century
Culture: Japan
Medium: Black lacquer ground with gold and silver togidashi, takamaki-e and hiramaki-e, red lacquer, and applied gold and silver foil Netsuke: gourd; guri lacquer, silver ring and stopper in chrysanthemum shape Ojime: butterfly and flower; cloisonné bead
Dimensions: 2 15/16 x 2 5/8 x 3/4 in. (7.4 x 6.7 x 1.9 cm)
Classification: Inrō
Credit Line: H. O. Havemeyer Collection, Bequest of Mrs. H. O. Havemeyer, 1929
Accession Number: 29.100.745

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