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Four-case inro with crane and bamboo design

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Signed

Inagawa, with seal Nakaharu 稲川作 印 仲春

Credit Line

Bequest of Mrs. Lydia Semple Hays

Japanese, Edo period, Early 19th century

Dimensions

Overall: 9.2 x 5.7 x 10.6 cm (3 5/8 x 2 1/4 x 4 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

17.7

Medium or Technique

Black lacquer ground; with sparse fine kinpun; decoration in gold, aokin, silver, red and black togidashi-e, hiramaki-e and low takamaki-e; compartments and risers gold nashiji; shoulders and rims gold fundame

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Inro