Case (Inrō) with Design of Sages Seated beside Table in Front of Screens

Period: Edo period (1615–1868)
Date: 17th century
Culture: Japan
Medium: Lacquer, kinji, gold, silver, dark brown and red hiramakie, aogai, white lacquer; Interior: nashiji and fundame
Dimensions: 2 1/2 x 2 3/8 x 1 in. (6.4 x 6 x 2.5 cm)
Classification: Inrō
Credit Line: H. O. Havemeyer Collection, Bequest of Mrs. H. O. Havemeyer, 1929
Accession Number: 29.100.870

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