Case (Inrō) with Design of Monkeys Trying to get Persimmons with Stick (obverse); Hawk in Persimmon Tree (reverse)

Lacquer, roiro, gold, silver, brown and red hiramakie, various inlay; interior: nashiji and fundame | 10.4 x 4.4 x 2.4cm | 18th-19th century

Hanabusa Itchō

Credit: H. O. Havemeyer Collection, Bequest of Mrs. H. O. Havemeyer, 1929
Object: 29.100.795

Image © Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2019
read more