Art/ Collection/ Art Object
{{img.publicCaption}}

Case (Inrō) with Design of Bugaku Hat (obverseI; Shō Flute and Cymbals (reverse)

Period:
Edo period (1615–1868)
Date:
19th century
Culture:
Japan
Medium:
Sprinkled gold lacquer with inlaid mother-of-pearl, pottery, and pewter; Interior: nashiji and fundame; Ojime: marble; Netsuke: wood with lacquer decoration of books
Dimensions:
3 3/4 x 1 15/16 x 1 3/16 in. (9.5 x 4.9 x 3 cm)
Classification:
Inrō
Credit Line:
H. O. Havemeyer Collection, Bequest of Mrs. H. O. Havemeyer, 1929
Accession Number:
29.100.780
Not on view
Signature: Kazunari; Ritsuo

Marking: Seal: seal ceramic, Kan (Ogawa Haritsu's seal)
Mrs. H. O. (Louisine W.) Havemeyer , New York (until d. 1929; bequeathed to MMA).
New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Noh Robes," 1993.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "The Resonant Image: Tradition in Japanese Art (Part One)," 1997–98.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Poetry and Travel in Japanese Art," December 18, 2008–May 31, 2009.

Related Objects

Guardian Lion-Dogs

Artist: Date: mid-13th century
Accession Number: 2015.300.257a, b
Date: mid-13th century Medium: Japanese cypress with lacquer, gold leaf, and color Accession: 2015.300.257a, b On view in:Gallery 223

Sutra Box (Kyōbako) with Lotus Pond

Artist: Date: early 17th century
Accession Number: 2015.300.292a–c
Date: early 17th century Medium: Lacquered wood with gold togidashimaki-e, hiramaki-e, and e-nashiji (“pear-skin picture”) Accession: 2015.300.292a–c On view in:Gallery 224

Case (Inrō) with Design of Young Woman with Flower Basket of Plum Blossoms (obverse); Four Large Characters (reverse)

Artist: Kafu Mochikaze Date: 19th century Medium: Roiro lacquer with gold and colored sprinkled and polished makie, mother-of-pearl inlay; Interior: roiro, hirame & fundame; Netsuke: box with No dancer, Ojime: Bodhidharma Accession: 29.100.742 On view in:Not on view

Lacquer Box and Gourd

Artist: Shibata Zeshin (Japanese, 1807–1891) Medium: Album leaf; lacquer on gold paper Accession: 36.100.114 On view in:Gallery 223

Persimmons Branch and Wasp Nest above a Hedge

Artist: Shibata Zeshin (Japanese, 1807–1891) Medium: Album leaf; lacquer on gold paper Accession: 36.100.118 On view in:Gallery 223