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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