Quantcast
No image is available at this time.

Case (Inrō) with Design of Two Large Butterflies with Chrysanthemum Blossoms

Shōfusai Tōsen
(Japanese, active second half of the 19th century)

Period: Meiji period (1868–1912)
Date: 19th century
Culture: Japan
Medium: Lacquer, kinji, gold, red and silver hiramakie, takamakie, aogai, metal inlay; Interior: nashiji and fundame, top case divided
Dimensions: 3 7/8 x 5 1/4 x 1 1/16 in. (9.8 x 13.4 x 2.7 cm)
Classification: Inrō
Credit Line: Gift of Mrs. George A. Crocker (Elizabeth Masten), 1937
Accession Number: 38.25.150

The Metropolitan Museum of Art LogoEmail

Type the CAPTCHA word:
59012

Close