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Four-case inro with design of origami

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Signed

Koma Yasutada saku. Signature translation: Made by Koma Yasutada 古滿安匡作

Credit Line

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection

Japanese, Edo period, Early 19th century

Dimensions

Overall: 9.2 x 5.8 x 1.8 cm (3 5/8 x 2 5/16 x 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

27.76

Medium or Technique

Black lacquer ground, the lower half sprinkled with kinpun and hirame of varying sizes; decoration in gold, silver and colored hiramaki-e with gold foil and shell; interiors red lacquer; shoulders, risers and rims gold fundame lacquer

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Inro