Case: gold and colored lacquer on black lacquer with mother-of-pearl and pewter inlays; Fastener (ojime): silver vase (signed: Tenni); Toggle: (netsuke): gold with design of cricket and dragonfly with autumn grasses
H. 3 3/4 in. (9.5 cm); W. 2 in. (5.1 cm); D. 15/16 in. (2.4 cm)
H. O. Havemeyer Collection, Bequest of Mrs. H. O. Havemeyer, 1929
Not on view
Signature: Inro: Makie Kō (Yoshi) ; Ojime: Tenni
Mrs. H. O. (Louisine W.) Havemeyer , New York (until d. 1929; bequeathed to MMA).
New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "A Notable Acquisition of Japanese Textiles of the Edo Period (1615-1868)," June 25, 2003–September 21, 2003.
New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "A Sensitivity to the Seasons: Autumn and Winter," June 22, 2006–September 10, 2006.
New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "A Sensitivity to the Seasons: Summer and Autumn in Japanese Art," June 24, 2011–October 23, 2011.
Artist: Kyūho (Japanese, active 1789–1801) Date: ca. 1800Medium: Gold maki-e with black lacquer
Ojime: metal or lacquered bead
Netsuke: ivory carved with design of chrysanthemum and wavesAccession: 13.67.31On view in:Not on view
Artist: Date: mid-19th century Accession Number: 91.1.1062 Date: mid-19th centuryMedium: Four cases; marbled silver and black metal with gold hiramaki-e; Netsuke: metal; kagamibuta type with flowers and butterflies; Ojime: cloisonné bead
Accession: 91.1.1062On view in:Not on view
Artist: Nomura Kyūkoku (Japanese, active first half of the 19th century) Date: active first half of the19th centuryMedium: Three cases; lacquered wood with gold hiramaki-e and ivory inlay on mother-of-pearl ground; Netsuke: carved ivory; flowers and grasses with silver butterflies; Ojime: silver and gold quail in autumn grasses
Accession: 14.40.878a, bOn view in:Not on view
Artist: Ganbun (Japanese, active until 1870s) Date: mid-19th centuryMedium: Single case; lacquered wood imitating bamboo with pewter and silver inlay and gold hiramaki-e Netsuke: bamboo; lacquered wood with gold hiramaki-e and stained ivory inlay Ojime: snail; copperAccession: 13.67.10On view in:Not on view
Artist: Maki-e by Yūtokusai Gyokkei (Japanese, (active early–mid-19th century)) Date: mid-19th centuryMedium: Four cases; lacquered wood with gold and silver hiramaki-e on gold lacquer ground Netsuke: lacquered wood with inlay of a snail on bamboo Ojime: metal bead with birdsAccession: 36.100.246On view in:Not on view