Inro in the Form of an Eggplant with Mount Fuji and a Falcon

Artist/maker unknown, Japanese

Geography:
Made in Japan, Asia

Period:
Edo Period (1615-1868)

Date:
Early 18th century

Medium:
Inro: lacquer on wood; silver lid and collar Netsuke: lacquer on wood Ojime: glass

Dimensions:
Inro: 2 7/8 x 2 3/8 inches (7.3 x 6 cm) Ojime (Height): 5/8 inches (1.6 cm) Netsuke (Height): 1 1/2 inches (3.8 cm)

Curatorial Department:
East Asian Art

Object Location:

Currently not on view

Accession Number:
1987-25-13a--d

Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. S. Emlen Stokes, 1987

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Label:
The eggplant, falcon, and depiction of Mount Fuji on this container meant to hold medicines are auspicious symbols associated with the first dream of the New Year.