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Two-case inro in the form of a Chinese ink-cake

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Jukkyoku,with kao 十旭(花押) 萬暦乙酉仲春日 @義睦瑞

Credit Line

Gift of Major Henry Lee Higginson

Japanese, Edo period, Late 18th century

Dimensions

Overall: 7.4 x 7.4 x 1.8 cm (2 15/16 x 2 15/16 x 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

18.223a

Medium or Technique

Brown-black lacquer with takamaki-e imitating molded Chinese ink; compartments and risers brown-black lacquer; shoulders and rims coarse gold lacquer

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Inro