Case (Inrō) with Design of Arrowhead (Omodaka) (obverse); Clover (Mutsuba) (reverse)

Artist: Shibata Zeshin (Japanese, 1807–1891)
Period: Meiji period (1868–1912)
Date: 19th century
Culture: Japan
Medium: Lacquer, roiro, gold black, brown hiramakie, aogai; Interior: nashiji and fundame
Dimensions: 2 7/8 x 1 15/16 x 3/4 in. (7.3 x 4.9 x 1.9 cm)
Classification: Inrō
Credit Line: The Howard Mansfield Collection, Purchase, Rogers Fund, 1936
Accession Number: 36.100.257

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