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Case (Inrō) with Design of Two Hō-ō Birds in Flight among Flowering Kiri Branches

Period: Edo period (1615–1868)
Date: 18th century
Culture: Japan
Medium: Lacquer, roiro, nashiji, gold and silver hiramakie, togidashi, kirigane; Interior: nashiji and fundame
Dimensions: a) H. 2 13/16 in. (7.2 cm); W. 1 3/16 in. (5.5 cm); th. 7/8 in. (2.2 cm) b) H. 1 5/8 in. (4.2 cm); W. 1 1/8 in. (2.9 cm); Th. 13/16 in. (2.1 cm) c) H. 5/8 in. (1.6 cm); W. 3/8 in. (1 cm); D. 5/16 in. (.8 cm)
Classification: Inrō
Credit Line: Bequest of Hope Skillman Schary, 1981
Accession Number: 1982.244.13a–c

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