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Six-case inro with formal chrysanthemum design

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Credit Line

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection

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

Dimensions

Overall: 9.3 x 5.1 x 2.9 cm (3 11/16 x 2 x 1 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.682a

Medium or Technique

Gold lacquer ground decorated with floral tendrils in gold hiramaki-e, the chrysanthemums in low aokin and gold hiramaki-e, some with gold kirikane centers; compartments and risers gold nashiji; shoulders and rims gold fundame

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Asia

Classifications

Inro