Case (Inrô) with Design of Deer and Lanterns at Kasuga Shrine Yamada School Period: Edo period (1615–1868) Date: ca. 1800 Culture: Japan Medium: Gold and silver maki-e and pewter on dark green lacquer Ojime: Coral bead Netsuke: Carved wood in shape of mouse on mushroom
Case (Inrô) with Design of Fish among Seaweeds Period: Edo period (1615–1868) Date: 18th–19th century Culture: Japan Medium: Lacquer, roiro, gold hiramakie, raden, stained horn, ivory, chinkinbori; Interior: red lacquer and fundame, chinkinbori decoration
Case (Inrô) with a Fox from the Kyôgen Play "The Fox Hunter" (Tsurigitsune) (obverse); Haystacks and Stream from the Kyôgen Play "Hakuzosu" (reverse) Shibata Zeshin (Japanese, 1807–1891) Period: Meiji period (1868–1912) Date: 19th century Culture: Japan Medium: Gold and colored lacquer on wood Signed: Zeshin Ojime: carved wooden dragon (signed: Ichiryûsai Furuta) Netsuke: ceramic figure of Kaduzôsu (signed: Eiraku)
Four-case inro with chrysanthemum design Japanese Edo period mid-19th century Kakusensai (Japanese Japanese) DIMENSIONS Overall: 8.7 x 5.2 x 1.9 cm (3 7/16 x 2 1/16 x 3/4 in.) ACCESSION NUMBER 11.10070 MEDIUM OR TECHNIQUE Barely visible black lacquer ground; decoration in gold, silver, aokin and red-tinted togidashi-e; compartments and risers gold nashiji; shoulders and rims gold fundame.
A FOUR-CASE LACQUER INRO SIGNED HISAHIDE AND SEALED TOKEI, EDO PERIOD (19TH CENTURY) Decorated in gold, silver and polychrome lacquer togidashi with the wisteria maiden and Benkei in Otsu-e style 3 1/8 in. (7.9 cm.) long(REAR VIEW)