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Inro with Cart of Flowers from the Four Seasons, with Netsuke
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Inro with Cart of Flowers from the Four Seasons, with Netsuke


Description Exhibitions Provenance Inscription Credit
Description A standard (oblong) gold lacquer four case inro. Design around the inro shows a flower cart with a basket filled with a flower arrangement of camellia ("tsubaki"), chrysanthemums, prunus, clematis, peony, wisteria, cherry and iris. The flowers in "hiramakie" in gold, red and silver lacquer on a background of "gyobu." The interior with "nashiji" and the rims in "fundame" or "kinji." Inscribed in gold on the bottom of the lower case with a signature and seal. The cord channels are external. The lacquer netsuke is in the form of chrysanthemums.
Exhibitions
  • Netsuke: Miniature Sculpture of Japan. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1978.
Provenance William T. / Henry Walters Collection, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Inscriptions [Seal] "kakihan"; [Signature] Toshi
Credit Acquired by William T. or Henry Walters

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Period
early 19th century (Edo)
Medium
lacquer, wood, ivory, coral
(Lacquer & Inlay)
Accession Number
67.452
Measurements
inro: 3 3/4 x 2 1/16 x 1 1/16 in. (9.5 x 5.3 x 2.7 cm)
Geographies
  • Japan (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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