Inrō with Crows on Cherry Tree in Moonlight, Gold and silver lacquer ground with black and red togidashi maki-eNetsuke: fox-dancer; carved and lacquered wood, ivoryOjime: butterflies; cloisonné bead, Japan

月下桜木鴉蒔絵印籠
Inrō with Crows on Cherry Tree in Moonlight

Period:
Edo period (1615–1868)
Date:
18th–19th century
Culture:
Japan
Medium:
Gold and silver lacquer ground with black and red togidashi maki-eNetsuke: fox-dancer; carved and lacquered wood, ivoryOjime: butterflies; cloisonné bead
Dimensions:
3 3/4 x 2 1/16 x 1 1/8 in. (9.6 x 5.2 x 2.9 cm)
Classification:
Inrō
Credit Line:
H. O. Havemeyer Collection, Bequest of Mrs. H. O. Havemeyer, 1929
Accession Number:
29.100.767
Not on view
Signature: Signed: Kanshōsai with kaō
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.