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Pipe case in the form of a bundle of shells wrapped in straw

Signed

Ichiyu 一雄

Credit Line

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection

Japanese, Edo period–Meiji era, mid to late 19th century (before 1889)

Accession Number

21.680

Medium or Technique

Main material: ivory; other metals: staining

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor