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Inrō Ensemble with Dragonfly Design

Yoyusai, Tōyōsai(Inrō) second half of 18th century; (Netsuke) first half of 19th century; (Ojime) no date

Los Angeles County Museum of Art

Los Angeles County Museum of Art

  • Title: Inrō Ensemble with Dragonfly Design
  • Creator: Yoyusai, Tōyōsai
  • Date Created: (Inrō) second half of 18th century; (Netsuke) first half of 19th century; (Ojime) no date
  • Location: Japan
  • Physical Dimensions: a) Inrō: 1 3/8 x 1 1/4 x 3/8 in. (3.49 x 3.18 x 0.95 cm); b) Ojime height: 5/8 in. (1.59 cm); b) Ojime diameter: 1/2 in. (1.27 cm); c) Netsuke: 3 1/4 x 2 1/2 x 1 in. (8.26 x 6.35 x 2.54 cm)
  • Medium: (Inrō) Togidashi maki-e lacquer; (Netsuke) wood, gold maki-e lacquer, abalone shell; (Ojime) tri-lobed metal
  • Object Classification: Costumes
  • Full Title: Inrō Ensemble with Dragonfly Design
  • Curatorial Area: Japanese Art
  • Credit Line: Gift of Matthew Meselson and Jeanne Guillemin-Meselson, from the collection of Hymen and Ann Swedlow Meselson
  • Chronology: 1751-1800, 1701-1750
  • Artwork Accession Number: M.2009.169a-c

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