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Pipe case with design of swallow and pine

Inscription

入道政盧 行年六十八

Signed

Nyudo Masayoshi gyonen rokujuhachi

Credit Line

Francis A. Foster Bequest

Japanese, Edo period–Meiji era, mid to late 19th century

Dimensions

Overall: 9.7 x 1.5 x 0.4 cm (3 13/16 x 9/16 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

67.658

Medium or Technique

Main material: shibuichi; other metals: copper and gold; decorative technique: takabori, zogan

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Metalwork