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Four-case inro with design of hares and tokusa (scouring rushes)

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Signed

Yamada Tsunesuke saku 山田常助作

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: 8.9 x 6.6 x 1.8 cm (3 1/2 x 2 5/8 x 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.2331

Medium or Technique

Fine gold nashiji ground; decoration in gold, silver and black low takamaki-e with gold foil and shell on the scouring rushes; compartments and risers gold nashiji; shoulders and rims gold fundame

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Inro