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Four-case inro with design of Chokaro releasing a horse from his gourd

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Credit Line

Gift of Major Henry Lee Higginson

Japanese, Edo period, mid-late 18th century

Dimensions

Overall: 12.9 x 4.1 x 1.8 cm (5 1/16 x 1 5/8 x 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

18.229

Medium or Technique

Polished brown/black lacquer ground; decoration in gold, aokin and silver hiramaki-e and low takamaki-e, the horse in gilt metal; compartments and risers black lacquer; shoulders and rims gold fundame

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Collections

Asia

Classifications

Inro