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Title

Four-case 'inrô' decorated with a traveller in a landscape theme with chrysanthemum decorated metal 'ojime' attached

1615-1867


Artists

Unknown Artist


Details


Place where the work was made

Japan


Date

1615-1867


Media category

Lacquerware


Materials used

'takamaki-e' lacquer on wood, inlaid with mother-of-pearl and metal


Dimensions

5.9 x 5.0 x 1.7 cm :

a - inro - top, 1 x 5 x 1.7 cm

b - inro - upper centre, 1.7 x 5 x 1.7 cm

c - inro - centre, 1.7 x 5 x 1.7 cm

d - inro - lower centre, 1.7 x 5 x 1.7 cm

e - inro - base, 1.9 x 5 x 1.7 cm

f - ojime, 1.2 x 0.6 cm


Signature & date

Not signed. Not dated.


Credit

Bequest of George Sherren Johnson 1995


Location

Not on display


Accession number

127.1995.a-f



Place

Where the work was made
Japan