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Four-case inro with design of quails and grasses

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Signed

Koma Kyoryu. Signature translation: Made by Koma Kyoryu 古滿巨柳作

Credit Line

Bequest of Mrs. Edward Jackson Holmes

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

Dimensions

Overall: 6.8 x 5 x 2 cm (2 11/16 x 1 15/16 x 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

64.2064a

Medium or Technique

Black lacquer ground; decoration in gold, aokin and silver togidashi-e and hiramaki-e; compartments and risers gold nashiji; shoulder and rims gold fundame

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Inro