H. 1 7/8 in. (4.8 cm); W. 8 3/4 in. (22.2 cm); L. 9 1/2 in. (24.1 cm)
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Nathan V. Hammer, 1957
Not on view
Inscription: Japanese, on sword guards on cover, and on inro inside cover, (trans.: sword guard upper left, "Masayoshi", [Iwama Masayoshi, 1764–1837, famous maker of sword furniture]; lower left, "Yasuchika" [name of several famous makers of sword furniture of 17th and 18th centuries]; lower right, "[made by] resident at Tosa Province" with kakihan; on inro, Risso or Ritsuso [lacquerer active around 1800], by C. Wagenvoord).
Mr. and Mrs. Nathan V. Hammer , New York (until 1957; donated to MMA)
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