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Four-case inro with design of ho-o birds and paulownia

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Jokasai 常嘉斎

Provenance

Lent by H. L. Higginson, December 31, 1910.

Credit Line

Bequest of Major Henry Lee Higginson

Japanese, Edo period, Early 19th century

Dimensions

Overall: 7.8 x 6.5 x 2.1 cm (3 1/16 x 2 9/16 x 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.2347

Medium or Technique

Medium-grade gold nashiji ground; decoration in gold and silver low hiramaki-e with extensive areas of gold foil; interior gold fundame lacquer

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Inro