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
2 15/16 x 2 5/8 x 3/4 in. (7.4 x 6.7 x 1.9 cm)
H. O. Havemeyer Collection, Bequest of Mrs. H. O. Havemeyer, 1929
Not on view
Signatures, Inscriptions, and Markings
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.
Artist:Koma Kōryū (Japanese, died 1796) Date:19th centuryMedium:Lacquer, silver ground, gold, black and red togidashi, ivory lid; Interior: nashiji and fundameAccession:36.100.214On view in:Not on view
Artist:Koma Kōryū (Japanese, died 1796) Date:19th centuryMedium:Roiro (waxen) lacquer with decoration in togidashi sprinkled and polished lacquer and nashiji (pear-skin) lacquer; Interior: nashiji and fundame; Ojime: metal (zogan) inlay with spider; Netsuke: carved wood with stone inlay of snail on broken roof tileAccession:36.100.213On view in:Not on view
Artist:Koma Kōryū (Japanese, died 1796) Date:late 18th–19th centuryMedium:Roiro (waxen) lacquer with decoration in togisashi sprinkled and polished lacquer; Ojime: gold lacquer bead; Netsuke: ivory "Dream of a Clam"Accession:29.82.3On view in:Not on view