Case (Inrō) with Design of Chinese Women at Court, Roiro (waxen) lacquer decorated with incised gold; Ojime: stone bead, Netsuke: carved ebony monkey, Japan

Case (Inrō) with Design of Chinese Women at Court

Period:
Edo period (1615–1868)
Date:
late 18th–early 19th century
Culture:
Japan
Medium:
Roiro (waxen) lacquer decorated with incised gold; Ojime: stone bead, Netsuke: carved ebony monkey
Dimensions:
3 3/16 x 2 3/8 x 1 3/16 in. (8.1 x 6.1 x 3 cm)
Classification:
Inrō
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1913
Accession Number:
13.67.17
Not on view
New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Immortals and Sages: Fusuma Paintings from Ryoan-Ji and the Lore of China in Japanese Art," 1993.