Case (Inrō) with Design of Spring Fern and Horsetail (obverse); Deer (reverse), Ogawa Haritsu (Ritsuō) (Japanese, 1663–1747), Ceramic, mother-of-pearl, pewter on brown lacquer with sprinkled gold
Ojime: bead; agate
Netsuke: ivory and wood, Japan

Case (Inrō) with Design of Spring Fern and Horsetail (obverse); Deer (reverse)

Artist:
Ogawa Haritsu (Ritsuō) (Japanese, 1663–1747)
Period:
Edo period (1615–1868)
Culture:
Japan
Medium:
Ceramic, mother-of-pearl, pewter on brown lacquer with sprinkled gold
Ojime: bead; agate
Netsuke: ivory and wood
Dimensions:
2 15/16 x 2 1/8 x 7/8 in. (7.5 x 5.4 x 2.3 cm)
Classification:
Inrō
Credit Line:
H. O. Havemeyer Collection, Bequest of Mrs. H. O. Havemeyer, 1929
Accession Number:
29.100.784
Not on view
Signature: Signed on silver plaque: Gyōnen hachijū-gosai Ritsuō (Ritsuō, eighty-five years old)
Netuske signed: Hagetoshi

Marking: Seal: seal Kan, plaque
Mrs. H. O. (Louisine W.) Havemeyer , New York (until d. 1929; bequeathed to MMA).