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Inrō with Stylized Waves

Shibata Zeshin
(Japanese, 1807–1891)

Artist: After a design by Ogata Kōrin (Japanese, 1658–1716)
Period: Edo period (1615–1868)
Date: 19th century
Culture: Japan
Medium: Gold lacquer with pewter inlay; Ojime: bronze and gold jar; Netsuke: carved tortoiseshell turtle
Dimensions: Overall (inro): H. 1 15/16 in. (5 cm); W. 1 3/4 in. (4.4 cm); D. 11/16 in. (1.7 cm) Overall (netsuke): H. 11/16 in. (1.7 cm); W. 1 3/16 in. (3 cm); L. 1 9/16 in. (4 cm) Overall (ojime): H. 3/8 in. (1 cm); W. 3/16 in. (0.5 cm); D. 3/16 in. (0.5 cm)
Classification: Inrō
Credit Line: The Howard Mansfield Collection, Purchase, Rogers Fund, 1936
Accession Number: 36.100.249

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