Inrō with Hawks on Perches, Koma Kōryū (Japanese, died 1796), Black lacquer ground with gold and silver togidashi, takamaki-e and hiramaki-e, red lacquer, and applied gold and silver foilNetsuke: gourd; guri lacquer, silver ring and stopper in chrysanthemum shapeOjime: butterfly and flower; cloisonné bead, Japan

古満巨柳作 鷹蒔絵印籠
Inrō with Hawks on Perches

Artist:
Koma Kōryū (Japanese, died 1796)
Period:
Edo period (1615–1868)
Date:
19th century
Culture:
Japan
Medium:
Black lacquer ground with gold and silver togidashi, takamaki-e and hiramaki-e, red lacquer, and applied gold and silver foilNetsuke: gourd; guri lacquer, silver ring and stopper in chrysanthemum shapeOjime: butterfly and flower; cloisonné bead
Dimensions:
2 15/16 x 2 5/8 x 3/4 in. (7.4 x 6.7 x 1.9 cm)
Classification:
Inrō
Credit Line:
H. O. Havemeyer Collection, Bequest of Mrs. H. O. Havemeyer, 1929
Accession Number:
29.100.745
Not on view
Signature: Signed: made by Kōryū
Mrs. H. O. (Louisine W.) Havemeyer , New York (until d. 1929; bequeathed to MMA).
New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Birds in the Art of Japan," February 2, 2013–July 28, 2013.