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Four-case inro with design of peacock and cherry-blossom

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Signed

Togi, with kao 桃宜(花押)

Credit Line

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection

Japanese, Edo period, Early 19th century

Dimensions

Overall: 9.2 x 4.6 x 2.7 cm (3 5/8 x 1 13/16 x 1 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

27.77

Medium or Technique

Gold lacquer ground of fine kinpun; decoration in gold, aokin, silver and colored hiramaki-e and takamaki-e with gold kirikane and shell; compartments and risers gold nashiji; shoulders and rims gold fundame

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Inro