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Four-case inro with design of figures in a landscape

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Signed

Unsigned 無銘

Provenance

Lent by D. W. Ross, Feb. 16, 1911.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Japanese, Edo period, Late 17th century

Dimensions

Overall: 8.1 x 5.6 x 2.4 cm (3 3/16 x 2 3/16 x 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

17.881

Medium or Technique

Black lacquer ground originally covered in gold kinpun, now much worn; decoration in gold and red hiramaki-e and takamaki-e with gold kirikane; compartment interiors red lacquer; shoulders and rims brown lacquer

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Inro