Case (Inrō) with Design of Sheaves of Rice in Boats, Koma School (Japanese), Gold maki-e with mother-of-pearl inlay and black lacquer 
Ojime: ivory 
Netsuke: carved bone with moon and goose, Japan

Case (Inrō) with Design of Sheaves of Rice in Boats

Artist:
Koma School (Japanese)
Period:
Edo period (1615–1868)
Date:
19th century
Culture:
Japan
Medium:
Gold maki-e with mother-of-pearl inlay and black lacquer
Ojime: ivory
Netsuke: carved bone with moon and goose
Dimensions:
H. 3 1/8 in. (8 cm); W. 2 1/8 in. (5.4 cm); D. 15/16 in. (2.4 cm)
Classification:
Inrō
Credit Line:
The Howard Mansfield Collection, Purchase, Rogers Fund, 1936
Accession Number:
36.100.218
Not on view
Howard Mansfield , New York (until 1936; sold to MMA)
New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "A Beautiful Country: Yamato-e in Japanese Art," November 20, 2010–June 5, 2011.