Medicine case (inro)

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Maker(s)
Artist: School of Ogawa Ritsuo (1663-1747) Hosoi Kotaku (1658-1737)
Historical period(s)
Edo period, 1615-1868
Medium
Lacquer on wood
Dimensions
H x W x D: 7.8 x 6.1 x 2.2 cm (3 1/16 x 2 3/8 x 7/8 in)
Geography
Japan
Credit Line
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number
F1944.32
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Container, Lacquer
Type

Medicine case (inro)

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

Alexander G. Mosle

Published References
  • Ann Yonemura. Japanese Lacquer. Washington, 1979. cat. 46, p. 78.
  • Ikeda Tsunedaro. Zoho Nihon shoga koitto daijiten (Dictionary of Writers, Painters, Calligraphers, and Antiquities of Japan). Tokyo and Osaka. pp. 134-136.
  • Alexander G. Mosle. The Mosle Collection: Descriptive Catalogue... Leipzig. cat. 1710, pl. CXI.
  • 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. .
Collection Area(s)
Japanese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum