Medicine case (inro)

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Maker(s)
Artist: Attributed to Koma Yasutada Saku
Historical period(s)
Edo period, 19th century
Medium
Lacquer, raden mother of pearl
Dimensions
H x W x D: 8.9 x 5.9 x 1.8 cm (3 1/2 x 2 5/16 x 11/16 in)
Geography
Japan
Credit Line
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number
F1944.38
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Container, Lacquer
Type

Medicine case (inro)

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

Alexander G. Mosle

Published References
  • Ann Yonemura. Japanese Lacquer. Washington, 1979. cat. 40, p. 71.
  • Alexander G. Mosle. The Mosle Collection: Descriptive Catalogue... Leipzig. cat. 1754, p. 54.
  • Dai-Nihon jimmei jisho (Great Biographical Dictionary of Japan). Tokyo. .
  • Edward F. Strange Victoria and Albert Museum. Catalogue of Japanese Lacquer. 2 vols., London. pp. 9-10.
Collection Area(s)
Japanese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum