Basketry Inrō, Three cases; plaited bamboo or rattan covered with lacquer (urushi) Netsuke: edamame; ivory Ojime: bamboo; bronze with gold inlays, Japan

竹細工印籠
Basketry Inrō

Period:
Edo period (1615–1868)
Date:
mid-19th century
Culture:
Japan
Medium:
Three cases; plaited bamboo or rattan covered with lacquer (urushi) Netsuke: edamame; ivory Ojime: bamboo; bronze with gold inlays
Dimensions:
H. 2 5/8 in. (6.6 cm); W. 2 1/16 in. (5.3 cm); D. 11/16 in. (1.8 cm)
Classification:
Inrō
Credit Line:
Edward C. Moore Collection, Bequest of Edward C. Moore, 1891
Accession Number:
91.1.716
Not on view
Edward C. Moore , New York (until d. 1891; bequeathed to MMA).
New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "A Beautiful Country: Yamato-e in Japanese Art," November 20, 2010–June 5, 2011.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Japanese Bamboo Art: The Abbey Collection," June 13, 2017–February 4, 2018.