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Medicine case (inro)

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At A Glance

  • Period

    late 17th-mid 18th century
  • Geography

    Japan
  • Material

    Lacquer, gold, lead, mother of pearl and ivory
  • Dimension

    H x W x D: 6.6 x 5.2 x 2.1 cm (2 5/8 x 2 1/16 x 13/16 in)
  • Accession Number

    F1904.153.1
  • EDAN ID

    edanmdm:fsg_F1904.153.1

Object Details

  • Artist

    Ogawa Ritsuo (1663-1747)
  • Provenance

    To 1904
    Yamanaka & Company, London, to 1904 [1]
    From 1904 to 1919
    Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Yamanaka & Company in 1904 [2]
    From 1920
    Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [3]
    Notes:
    [1] Undated folder sheet note. See Original Miscellaneous List, L. F2776, S.I. 14, pg. 21, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives.
    [2] See note 1.
    [3] The original deed of Charles Lang Freer's gift was signed in 1906. The collection was received in 1920 upon the completion of the Freer Gallery. During an inventory of the collection of Japanese lacquerware, conducted on December 15-16, 1986, this object was discovered to be missing from the collection (for further details, see the Registrar's files, as well as Curatorial Remark 7, Kate Theimer, August 9, 1996, in the object record).
  • Collection

    Freer Gallery of Art Collection
  • Exhibition History

    Japanese and Chinese Lacquer (September 22, 1982 to June 30, 1983)
    Japanese Lacquer (18 May 1980 to 15 June 1980)
    Japanese Lacquer (April 16, 1979 to October 8, 1980)
    Japanese Art, Galleries 3, 4, and 5 (January 1, 1963 to September 16, 1970)
  • Previous custodian or owner

    Yamanaka and Co. 山中商会 (1917-1965) (C.L. Freer source)
    Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919)
  • Origin

    Japan
  • Credit Line

    Gift of Charles Lang Freer
  • Type

    Container
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