Medicine case (inro)

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Maker(s)
Artist: Kyukoku
Historical period(s)
Edo period, late 18th-early 19th century
Medium
Lacquer, gold, raden shell
Dimensions
H x W x D: 10.2 x 7.4 x 1.6 cm (4 x 2 15/16 x 5/8 in)
Geography
Japan
Credit Line
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number
F1944.31
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Container, Lacquer
Type

Medicine case (inro)

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

Alexander G. Mosle

Published References
  • Ann Yonemura. Japanese Lacquer. Washington, 1979. cat. 42, p. 72.
  • Alexander G. Mosle. The Mosle Collection: Descriptive Catalogue... Leipzig. cat. 1708, pl. CX.
  • 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. 1708, p. 44.
  • Edward F. Strange Victoria and Albert Museum. Catalogue of Japanese Lacquer. 2 vols., London. cat. 1074, p. 33.
Collection Area(s)
Japanese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum