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Six-case inro with design of hawk in a pine tree

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Signed

Toyo, with kao 桃葉(花押)

Credit Line

Gift of Major Henry Lee Higginson

Japanese, Edo period–Meiji era, mid to late 19th century

Dimensions

Overall: 8 x 5.8 x 1.9 cm (3 1/8 x 2 5/16 x 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

18.220a

Medium or Technique

Black ground completely covered in varying densities and grades of kinpun and hirame; decoration in gold, aokin and red hiramaki-e and takamaki-e; interiors gold fundame

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Inro