Takamaki-e with nashiji, gold and silver foil, and silver inlay on black lacquer; Interior: nashiji and fundame; Ojime: bead of inlaid metals and alloys; Netsuke: flowers, moon, and poem in gold lacquer on dark wood (signed: Designed by Hoitsu)
2 15/16 x 2 5/8 x 13/16 in. (7.5 x 6.6 x 2 cm)
The Howard Mansfield Collection, Purchase, Rogers Fund, 1936
Not on view
While the front of this inrō shows a solitary crow perched in a tree under a moonlit sky, the back shows a single bird at the foot of the same tree under a bright sun.
Signature: Senryu; Signature add: saku; made by Senryu (Senryu saku); netsuke: designed by Hoitsu
Marking: Seal: Chu-yu, red Tsubo
Howard Mansfield , New York (until 1936; sold to MMA)
New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Graceful Gestures: Two Decades of Collecting Japanese Art," 2007.
New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "A Drama of Eyes and Hands: Sharaku's Portraits of Kabuki Actors," September 20, 2007–March 24, 2008.
Artist: Date: first half of the 17th century Accession Number: 2015.300.293 Date: first half of the 17th centuryMedium: Lacquered wood with gold, silver hiramaki-eAccession: 2015.300.293On view in:Not on view
Artist: Maruyama Ōkyo (Japanese, 1733–1795) Date: right screen: 1774; left screen: 1793Medium: Pair of six-panel folding screens; ink, color and gold on paperAccession: 2015.300.197.1, .2On view in:Gallery 226
Artist: Date: 17th or 18th century Accession Number: 2006.437a–e Date: 17th or 18th centuryMedium: Wood with lacquer, gold leaf, and cut gold (kirikane) and metal
Accession: 2006.437a–eOn view in:Gallery 224