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Five-case inro with design of drying winter cherries

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Signed

Kajikawa saku, with seal Ei. Signature translation: Made by Kajikawa 梶川作 印 英

Provenance

Lent by H. L. Higginson, Dec. 31, 1910

Credit Line

Bequest of Major Henry Lee Higginson

Japanese, Edo period, Late 18th–early 19th century

Dimensions

Overall: 9.2 x 4.8 x 3.3 cm (3 5/8 x 1 7/8 x 1 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.2335

Medium or Technique

Gold lacquer ground of kinpun and fine hirame; decoration in gold, aokin, silver and colored hiramaki-e and takamaki-e with kinpun, abise-maki and kakiwari; compartments and risers gold nashiji; shoulders and rims gold fundame

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Inro