Case (Inrō) with Design of Gibbon Reaching for Frog (Symbol of Moon) (obverse); Well with Bucket (reverse)

Date: 18th century
Culture: Japan
Medium: Lacquer, roiro, gold, silver and brown hiramakie, takamakie, applied metal; Interior: nashiji and fundame
Dimensions: 2 1/2 x 2 x 13/16 in. (6.4 x 5.1 x 2 cm)
Classification: Inrō
Credit Line: The Howard Mansfield Collection, Purchase, Rogers Fund, 1936
Accession Number: 36.100.237

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