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Two-case inro with gourd-vine design

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Signed

Unsigned 無銘

Provenance

Lent by D. W. Ross, Feb. 16, 1911.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Japanese, Edo period, Late 18th century

Dimensions

Overall: 6.4 x 7.5 x 2.3 cm (2 1/2 x 2 15/16 x 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

17.882

Medium or Technique

Red lacquer ground; decoration in coarse gold, black and colored hiramaki-e; interior coarse brown-black lacquer

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Inro