Asian Art

Inro with a Chrysanthemum-Blossom Pattern

early 19th century

Inro: gold lacquer ground on wood with gold, silver, and red pigment, and decoration in togidashi maki-e, and nashiji on the interior; netsuke: ivory; ojime: variegated stone

3 5/8 x 1 3/4 in. (9.2 x 4.4 cm)
Bequest of Florence Baiz Van Volkenburgh in memory of her husband, Thomas Sedgwick Van Volkenburgh, B.A. 1866
1940.247
Culture: 
Japanese
Period: 
Edo period (1615–1868)
Classification: 
Containers - Wood
Geography: 
Japan
Status: 
Not on view
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