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Four-case inro with design of kingfisher on a lotus plant

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Signed

Gyonen nanajugo-o Shiomi Masanari,with seal Masanari. Signature translation: Shiomi Masanari, aged seventy-five 行年七十五翁鹽見政誠 印 政誠

Credit Line

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection

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

Dimensions

Overall: 6.7 x 5.5 x 2.3 cm (2 5/8 x 2 3/16 x 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.690a-b

Medium or Technique

Black lacquer ground; decoration in gold, aokin and colored togidashi-e; compartments and risers gold nashiji; shoulders and rims gold fundame

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Inro