Asian Art

Inrö with Boating Scene

late 18th–19th century

Roiro ground with togidashi, 'cut gold', and nashiji, ojime made of agate (meno) with hira makie of paulownia leaf and butterly; netsuke in button shape inlaid in the center with paulownia crest (go shichi no kiri) in gold.

3 1/8 x 2 3/16 x 13/16 in. (7.9 x 5.5 x 2.1 cm)
Yale University Art Gallery
1960.67
Culture: 
Japanese
Period: 
Edo period (1615–1868)
Classification: 
Containers - Wood
Geography: 
Japan
Status: 
Not on view
Provenance: 

Impossible to establish donor, found in storage

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