Inrō with Cranes in Plum, Bamboo and Pine, Carved red lacquerNetsuke: bird and flower; lacquer, tsuishuOjime: cricket among flowers; pierced and carved silver bead, Japan

松竹梅鶴蒔絵印籠
Inrō with Cranes in Plum, Bamboo and Pine

Period:
Edo period (1615–1868)
Date:
19th century
Culture:
Japan
Medium:
Carved red lacquerNetsuke: bird and flower; lacquer, tsuishuOjime: cricket among flowers; pierced and carved silver bead
Dimensions:
H. 2 3/4 in. (7 cm); W. 2 3/4 in. (7 cm); D. 1 in. (2.5 cm)
Classification:
Inrō
Credit Line:
The Sylmaris Collection, Gift of George Coe Graves, 1931
Accession Number:
31.49.7
Not on view
Signature: Matsuki Hokei style
George Coe Graves , Osterville, MA (until 1931; donated to MMA)
New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Birds in the Art of Japan," February 2, 2013–July 28, 2013.