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Four-case inro with design of a peacock and peahen

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Signed

Kajikawa Ryusho, with kao 梶川柳章(花押)

Credit Line

Chinese and Japanese Special Fund

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

Dimensions

Overall: 8.1 x 6.1 x 2.6 cm (3 3/16 x 2 3/8 x 1 in.)

Accession Number

33.529a

Medium or Technique

Polished black lacquer with some kinpun towards the bottom; decoration in gold, aokin, silver and colored hiramaki-e and takamaki-e with shell details (some leaves, and the eyes in the peacock's tail) compartments and risers gold nashiji; shoulders and rims gold fundame

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Inro