An image of Opening a treasure box (okimono)

Homei

(Japan  – )

Opening a treasure box (okimono)

Location
Major exhibition gallery
Place of origin
Japan
Period
Japan: Meiji period 1868–1912
Year
19th century-20th century
Media
Sculpture
Medium
ivory, lacquer, inlaid materials; carving
Dimensions
4.5 x 4.8 cm
Signature & date

Signed base, in Japanese, ink [incised] "Homei [or Yasuaki]" [and artist's mark]. Not dated.

Credit
Bequest of Henry Albert Nathan 1941
Accession number
7159.50