Inrō with Tiger Drinking from a River beside Rocks and Pine Tree, Two cases; lacquered wood with gold and silver togidashimaki-e, hiramaki-e, takamaki-e, cut-out gold foil application on black groundNetsuke: bat; carved walrus ivoryOjime: coral bead, Japan

虎蒔絵印籠 銘近秀
Inrō with Tiger Drinking from a River beside Rocks and Pine Tree

Period:
Edo period (1615–1868)
Date:
early 19th century
Culture:
Japan
Medium:
Two cases; lacquered wood with gold and silver togidashimaki-e, hiramaki-e, takamaki-e, cut-out gold foil application on black groundNetsuke: bat; carved walrus ivoryOjime: coral bead
Dimensions:
2 1/2 x 2 1/2 x 15/16 in. (6.4 x 6.4 x 2.4 cm)
Classification:
Inrō
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1913
Accession Number:
13.67.11
Not on view
Signature: Sign: Chikahide

Marking: Seal: Kakihan
New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "The Flowering of Edo Period Painting: Japanese Masterworks from the Feinberg Collection," February 1, 2014–September 7, 2014.