Case (Inrō) with Design of Moth and Butterflies beside Flowering Mustard Plant

Date: 19th century
Culture: Japan
Medium: Lacquer, roiro, gold takamakie, ceramic, raden inlay; Interior: nashiji and fundame
Dimensions: 3 1/16 x 1 15/16 x 13/16 in. (7.8 x 5 x 2 cm)
Classification: Inrō
Credit Line: H. O. Havemeyer Collection, Bequest of Mrs. H. O. Havemeyer, 1929
Accession Number: 29.100.747

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