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Four-case inro with design of Chinese scholars and attendants at leisure in a garden

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Signed

Hôchikusai, with a mark 寳竹斎

Credit Line

Gift of Major Henry Lee Higginson

Japanese, Edo period, early to mid-18th century

Dimensions

Overall: 9.6 x 5.2 x 3.3 cm (3 3/4 x 2 1/16 x 1 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

18.235

Medium or Technique

Deeply carved red lacquer; compartments and risers gold nashiji; shoulders and rims gold fundame

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Inro