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Four-case inro with plum- and cherry-blossom design

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Signed

Toyo, with kao 桃葉 (花押)

Credit Line

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection

Japanese, Edo period, Late 18th–early 19th century

Dimensions

Overall: 8.4 x 5.4 x 2 cm (3 5/16 x 2 1/8 x 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

27.78

Medium or Technique

Gold lacquer ground of very fine kinpun; decoration in gold takamaki-e; compartments and risers gold nashiji; shoulders and rims gold fundame

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Inro