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Four-case inro with design of eboshi (court cap), pine and plum

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Signed

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

Provenance

Lent by H. L. Higginson, Dec. 31, 1910

Credit Line

Bequest of Major Henry Lee Higginson

Japanese, Edo period, Early 19th century

Dimensions

Overall: 5.7 x 4.7 x 1.7 cm (2 1/4 x 1 7/8 x 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.2328

Medium or Technique

Polished black lacquer ground with sparse gold nashiji/hirame and kinpun towards the top; decoration in gold and aokin hiramaki-e and takamaki-e with kirikane; compartments and risers gold nashiji; shoulders and rims gold fundame

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Inro