Period: Edo period (1615–1868)
Date: early 17th century
Medium: Lacquer with sprinkled gold decoration in Kōdaiji style; gilt-bronze cover
Dimensions: 3 1/4 x 3 7/8 in. (8.3 x 9.8 cm)
Credit Line: Rogers Fund, 1912
Accession Number: 12.134.29
Although the naturalistic depiction of profuse autumn flowers and grasses is based on the Kōdai-ji style, the meticulous quality of the technique of sprinkled gold on the black lacquer ground is characteristic of the craftsmanship of the early Edo period.