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Case (Inrō) with Design of Dragonflies

Kōami Nagataka (dates unknown) (Japanese)

Period:
Edo period (1615–1868)
Date:
mid-18th century
Culture:
Japan
Medium:
Case: gold and red lacquer on black lacquer with mother-of-pearl inlay; Fastener (ojime): ivory carved with design of persimmon; Toggle (netsuke): ivory carved in the shape of a dog.
Dimensions:
H. 2 11/16 in. (6.8 cm); W. 2 3/4 in. (7 cm); D. 7/8 in. (2.2 cm)
Classification:
Inrō
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1913
Accession Number:
13.67.23
58569:2

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