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Four-case inro with design of formal chrysanthemums

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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, Late 18th–early 19th century

Dimensions

Overall: 6.6 x 5.4 x 2.2 cm (2 5/8 x 2 1/8 x 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.2327a

Medium or Technique

Gold lacquer ground; decoration in gold hiramaki-e and low takamaki-e; interiors gold fundame lacquer

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Inro