Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Case (Inrō) with Design of People (Benkei and Yoshitsune)Talking to Child Carrying a Large Basket (obverse); Two Running Children (reverse)

Edo period (1615–1868)
19th century
Lacquer, kinji, nashiji, gold, silver, black and brown hiramakie, metal inlay; Interior: fundame
3 7/16 x 2 5/16 x 3/4 in. (8.7 x 5.8 x 1.9 cm)
Credit Line:
H. O. Havemeyer Collection, Bequest of Mrs. H. O. Havemeyer, 1929
Accession Number:
Not on view
Signature: Kakosai; Signature add: saku
Mrs. H. O. (Louisine W.) Havemeyer , New York (until d. 1929; bequeathed to MMA).
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