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Inro with Peonies, Butterfly, and Cat
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Inro with Peonies, Butterfly, and Cat


Description Exhibitions Provenance Inscription Credit
Description This oblong inro has four compartments and is decorated with enamels on a black roiro ground. On one side of the inro two butterflies fly over peonies and on the other side a butterfly flies over a sleeping cat. The design is in colored cloisonné of green, white and red for the peonies and shades of yellow and violet for the cat.
Exhibitions
  • Japanese Cloisonne Enamels, Fisher Collection. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1989-1990.
  • From Rye to Raphael: The Walters Story. The Walters Art Museum, Baltimore. 2014-2016.
Provenance Acquired by William T. or Henry Walters, Baltimore; by bequest to Walters Art Museum, 1931.
Inscriptions none
Credit Acquired by William T. or Henry Walters

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Period
19th century (Edo)
Medium
black lacquer, silver foil, cloisonné enamel on copper
(Lacquer & Inlay)
Accession Number
67.500
Measurements
Overall L with cord: 6 5/16 in. (16 cm); Inro H: 2 15/16 × W: 2 1/16 × D: 13/16 in. (7.5 × 5.2 × 2.1 cm)
Geographies
  • Japan (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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