Quantcast

Case (Inrō) with Design of Shishi Dog Throwing its Young from Rocks (obverse); Shishi Dog Climbing up a Cliff (reverse)

Period: Edo period (1615–1868)
Date: 19th century
Culture: Japan
Medium: Lacquer, kinji, gold and silver hiramakie, takamakie, kirigane, applied metal; Interior: nashiji and fundame
Dimensions: 4 3/16 x 2 1/16 x 1 1/4 in. (10.7 x 5.2 x 3.2 cm)
Classification: Inrō
Credit Line: H. O. Havemeyer Collection, Bequest of Mrs. H. O. Havemeyer, 1929
Accession Number: 29.100.873

The Metropolitan Museum of Art LogoEmail

Type the CAPTCHA word:
58795

Close