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Case (Inrō ) with Design of a Gourd Vine

Koma Yasutada (Japanese)

Period:
Edo period (1615–1868)
Date:
18th century
Culture:
Japan
Medium:
Case: gold, colored lacquer, gold leaf, and gold foil on red lacquer; Fastener (ojime): metal with design of flowers and insects; Toggle (netsuke): ivory and lacquer carved in the shape of a Noh dancer
Dimensions:
H. 3 5/8 in. (9.2 cm); W. 2 3/8 in. (6 cm); D. 11/16 in. (1.8 cm)
Classification:
Inrō
Credit Line:
H. O. Havemeyer Collection, Bequest of Mrs. H. O. Havemeyer, 1929
Accession Number:
29.100.848
45472

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