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Inro with Chrysanthemums by a Stream
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Inro with Chrysanthemums by a Stream

Description Provenance Inscription Credit
Description A slightly oval black lacquer four case inro. Design around the inro shows chrysanthemums of various types near a stream with waves. The design in slightly raised work of black lacquer with half of the flowers in gold and half in silver lacquer on a ground of black lacquer with stylized waves formed by combing the lacquer. The top and bottom partially covered by a textured grey-black lacquer ("ishime"). Inscribed in gold on the bottom of the lower compartment. The interior of "roiro." The cord channels are internal.
Provenance William T. / Henry Walters Collection, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Inscriptions [Signature] Zeshin
Credit Acquired by William T. or Henry Walters

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mid 19th century (Edo; Meiji)
black, gold, and silver lacquer
(Lacquer & Inlay)
Accession Number
inro: 3 1/4 x 2 1/4 x 13/16 in. (8.2 x 5.7 x 2 cm)
Location Within Museum
Not On View


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