Did the Japanese Inro have European Origins?
- What:Free talks & tours
- Where:Meeting Point, Grand Entrance
FREE TALK: While the inrō is the most quintessential of Japanese objects, recent evidence suggests that it originated in Europe.
By examining containers in the Japanese and Medieval and Renaissance galleries, this controversial talk will explore whether the close similarities between inrō and European leather containers are coincidence or reflect a deeper influence.
Led by Julia Hutt