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Four-case inro with design of cockerels

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Signed

Koma Koryu saku, with kao. Signature translation: Made by Koma Kyoryu 古滿巨柳作(花押)

Credit Line

John Gardner Coolidge Collection

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

Dimensions

Overall: 8.8 x 7.4 x 2 cm (3 7/16 x 2 15/16 x 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

54.1436a

Medium or Technique

Gold nashiji ground; decoration in gold, silver and colored takamaki-e with gold foil; compartments and risers gold nashiji; shoulders and rims gold fundame

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Inro