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Inro with White Lily
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Inro with White Lily


Description Conservation Exhibitions Provenance Inscription Credit
Description A black standard (oblong) three compartment inro. On one side a lily in inlaid raden, the leaves in "takamakie" in silver. A butterfly in "takamakie" in gold flying just above the lily. A plant with red lacquer leaves in the background. Part of the butterfly's wing is at the top of the inro. All on a black "roiro" lacquer ground. Another lily on the reverse whose leaves circle around to the other side. The cord channels are internal. The interior in "fundame" of gold.
Conservation
Date Description Narrative
11/08/1989Treatmentstabilized; loss compensation
2/07/1991Treatmentother; examined for exhibition
7/01/1998Treatmentother
Exhibitions
  • 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 [Signature] Jokasai none
Credit Acquired by William T. or Henry Walters

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Period
mid-19th century (Edo)
Medium
gold and silver lacquer and shell over wood
(Lacquer & Inlay)
Accession Number
67.411
Measurements
L: 8 11/16 in. (22 cm); Inro H: 2 13/16 × W: 2 3/4 × D: 15/16 in. (7.2 × 7 × 2.4 cm); Netsuke H: 5/8 × W: 1 1/4 × D: 1 7/16 in. (1.6 × 3.2 × 3.6 cm)
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Location Within Museum
Not On View

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