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Five-case inro with design of cherry blossom at Yoshino,with mountains, a waterfall,a stream and rustic dwellings

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Signed

Kajikawa saku, with seal Ei. Signature translation: Made by Kajikawa 梶川作 印 英

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Japanese, Edo period, Late 17th century

Dimensions

Overall: 9.2 x 4.9 x 3 cm (3 5/8 x 1 15/16 x 1 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

17.879

Medium or Technique

Black lacquer ground mostly covered in fine gold kinpun forming a gold ground; decoration in gold and silver hiramaki-e and low takamaki-e with gold kirikane; compartments and risers gold nashiji; shoulders and rims gold fundame

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Inro