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Inrō with Design of Blossoming Plum Tree

Hara Yōyūsai
(Japanese, 1772–1845)

Artist: After a design by Sakai Hōitsu (Japanese, 1761–1828)
Period: Edo period (1615–1868)
Date: 19th century
Culture: Japan
Medium: Sprinkled gold lacquer with gold, silver, and red makie, takamakie, and coral inlay Ojime: bead; tortoiseshell Netsuke: box with decoration of violets; gold makie lacquer with gold and silver makie
Dimensions: Overall (inro): H. 3 11/16 in. (9.3 cm); W. 2 1/4 in. (5.7 cm); D. 7/8 in. (2.2 cm)
Classification: Inrō
Credit Line: The Howard Mansfield Collection, Purchase, Rogers Fund, 1936
Accession Number: 36.100.245

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