Medicine case (inro)

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Maker(s)
Artist: Koma Koryu
Historical period(s)
Edo period, late 18th century
Medium
Lacquer, gold
Dimensions
H x W x D: 7.3 x 6.7 x 2.5 cm (2 7/8 x 2 5/8 x 1 in)
Geography
Japan
Credit Line
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number
F1944.34
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Container, Lacquer
Type

Medicine case (inro)

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

Alexander G. Mosle

Published References
  • Ann Yonemura. Japanese Lacquer. Washington, 1979. cat. 35, p. 65.
  • Alexander G. Mosle. The Mosle Collection: Descriptive Catalogue... Leipzig. cat. 1711, p. 46.
  • 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. 1714, pl. CXI.
  • Dai-Nihon jimmei jisho (Great Biographical Dictionary of Japan). Tokyo. p. 1055.
Collection Area(s)
Japanese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum