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Artist: Koma Yasuaki (Kyuhaku), Japanese, died 1715

Sheath-Style Inro of Lady Murasaki Viewing the Moon

early 18th century

Inro: gold lacquer ground on wood; netsuke: ivory; ojime: stone

3 1/4 × 2 7/8 × 1 1/8 in. (8.3 × 7.3 × 2.9 cm)
Hobart and Edward Small Moore Memorial Collection, Bequest of Mrs. William H. Moore
1955.4.37
Geography: 
Japan
Culture: 
Japanese
Period: 
Edo period (1615–1868)
Classification: 
Containers - Lacquer
Provenance: 

Bequest of Mrs. William H. Moore (1858–1955), New York; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.