Nomura Choheisai (Japanese, active second half of the 18th century)
Edo period (1615–1868)
second half of the 18th century
One case; lacquered wood with gold hiramaki-e, gold foil application with green stained ivory, mother-of-pearl, amber, and horn inlays on black lacquer ground Netsuke: ivory; kagamibuta with inlaid design of gourd and vine Ojime: ivory bead with inlaid design of branch with fruits
H. 3 1/16 in. (7.7 cm); W. 3 13/16 in. (9.7 cm); D. 1 3/16 in. (3 cm)
H. O. Havemeyer Collection, Bequest of Mrs. H. O. Havemeyer, 1929
Not on view
Signature: Seihuhan Chohei
Marking: Seal: red seal Kyukei (?)
Mrs. H. O. (Louisine W.) Havemeyer , New York (until d. 1929; bequeathed to MMA).
New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "A Notable Acquisition of Japanese Textiles of the Edo Period (1615-1868)," June 25, 2003–September 21, 2003.
New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "A Sensitivity to the Seasons: Autumn and Winter," June 22, 2006–September 10, 2006.
New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "A Sensitivity to the Seasons: Summer and Autumn in Japanese Art," June 24, 2011–October 23, 2011.
Artist: Kōami Nagataka (Japanese, active second half of the 18th century) Date: second half of the 18th centuryMedium: Three cases; lacquered wood with gold, red lacquer takamaki-e, hiramaki-e with mother-of-pearl inlay on black lacquer ground; Netsuke: carved ivory; dog; Ojime: carved ivory; persimmon
Accession: 13.67.23On view in:Not on view
Artist: Shiomi Masanari (Japanese, active late 17th–mid-18th century) Date: early 18th centuryMedium: Case: gold on black lacquer with mother-of-pearl inlay; Fastener (ojime): gold with design of crabs, reed, and rock; Toggle (netsuke): ivory carved in the shape of a reclining bull (signed: Ran’ichi)
Accession: 29.82.8On view in:Not on view