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Four-case inro with design of Chinese boys constructing the characters kotobuki and fuku

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Signed

Unsigned 無銘

Credit Line

John Gardner Coolidge Collection

Japanese, Meiji era, Late 19th century

Dimensions

Overall: 10.3 x 6.4 x 2.4 cm (4 1/16 x 2 1/2 x 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

54.1437a

Medium or Technique

Gold kinji lacquer ground; decoration in gold and brown takamaki-e, stained ivory and shell; compartments and risers gold Gyobu nashiji; shoulders and rims gold fundame

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Inro