Medicine case (inro)

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Maker(s)
Artist: Style of Ogata Kōrin 尾形光琳 (1658-1716)
Historical period(s)
Edo period, early 18th century
Medium
Lacquer on wood, gold, gold leaf, lead, mother of pearl
Dimensions
H x W x D: 5.7 x 4.8 x 1.7 cm (2 1/4 x 1 7/8 x 11/16 in)
Geography
Japan
Credit Line
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number
F1944.28
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Container, Lacquer
Type

Medicine case (inro)

Keywords
child, chrysanthemum, Edo period (1615 - 1868), Japan, medicine, writing, WWII-era provenance
Provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
Previous Owner(s)

Alexander G. Mosle

Published References
  • Ann Yonemura. Japanese Lacquer. Washington, 1979. cat. 30, p. 60.
  • Henri L. Joly. Legend in Japanese Art: A Description of Historical Episodes, Legendary Characters, Folk-lore, Myths, Religious Symbolism, Illustrated in the Arts of Old Japan. London and New York. cat. 457, p. 171.
  • Alexander G. Mosle. The Mosle Collection: Descriptive Catalogue... Leipzig. cat. 1704, pl. CIX.
  • Alexander G. Mosle Henri L. Joly. Japanese Works of Art: Armour, Weapons, Sword-fittings, Lacquer, Pictures, Textiles, Color-prints selected from the Mosle Collection. 2 vols. Leipzig. cat. 1704, p. 43.
Collection Area(s)
Japanese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum