Inrō with Bamboo Grove, In the style of Shiomi Masanari (Japanese, active late 17th–mid-18th century), Three cases; lacquered wood with gold togidashimaki-e Netsuke: tiger in the bamboo grove; ivory Ojime: bamboo and sparrows; bronze with gold inlay, Japan

竹林蒔絵印籠 銘「塩見政誠」
Inrō with Bamboo Grove

Artist:
In the style of Shiomi Masanari (Japanese, active late 17th–mid-18th century)
Period:
Edo period (1615–1868)
Date:
18th–early 19th century
Culture:
Japan
Medium:
Three cases; lacquered wood with gold togidashimaki-e Netsuke: tiger in the bamboo grove; ivory Ojime: bamboo and sparrows; bronze with gold inlay
Dimensions:
H. 2 3/4 in. (7 cm); W. 2 11/16 in. (6.8 cm); D. 1 1/16 in. (2.7 cm)
Classification:
Inrō
Credit Line:
Bequest of Stephen Whitney Phoenix, 1881
Accession Number:
81.1.312
Not on view
Signature: Shiomi Masanari
Stephen Whitney Phoenix , New York (until d. 1881; bequethed to MMA)
New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Japanese Bamboo Art: The Abbey Collection," June 13, 2017–February 4, 2018.