Case (Inrō) with Chrysanthemum Decoration, Gold and silver maki-e with inlay of mother-of-pearl on lacquered ground, Japan

Case (Inrō) with Chrysanthemum Decoration

Period:
Edo period (1615–1868)
Date:
18th–19th century
Culture:
Japan
Medium:
Gold and silver maki-e with inlay of mother-of-pearl on lacquered ground
Dimensions:
2 15/16 x 2 1/8 x 1 in. (7.4 x 5.4 x 2.5 cm)
Classification:
Inrō
Credit Line:
H. O. Havemeyer Collection, Bequest of Mrs. H. O. Havemeyer, 1929
Accession Number:
29.100.876
Not on view
Mrs. H. O. (Louisine W.) Havemeyer , New York (until d. 1929; bequeathed to MMA).
The New York Botanical Garden. "Kiku: The Art of the Japanese Chrysanthemum," October 18, 2008–January 11, 2009.