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Inro Ensemble with Manju Netsuke

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Japan Anonymous, Japanese
Inro Ensemble with Manju Netsuke, mid 19th c.
3 1/2 in. x 2 1/4 in. x 1 1/2 in. (8.89 cm x 5.72 cm x 3.81 cm)

Object Type: Decorative Arts
Technique: Lacquered
Creation Place: Asia, Japan
Credit Line: Gift of Mr. Edward Nagel
Accession Number: 71.1.409

Netsuke is very good example.

Inro: 3.5” x 2.25” x 1.5” Ojime: 0.5” x 0.5” x 0.5” Netsuke: 1.63” x 1.63” x 0.5”

No marks.

Lacquered wood, metal, and carved ivory

Object Description
5-tiered inro with imagery of fence and vegetation. Painted metal ojime with six-pointed start on two sides and manju netsuke with painted flowers.

The imagery on this inro is that of a brushwood fence and autumn vegetation, signifying the changing of the seasons. The ivory manju netsuke indicates that this piece was not likely created before the 19th century.

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