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Six-case inro with design of ho-o against a garden fence

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Signed

Josen saku, with seal Kiyoshi. Signature translation: Made by Josen 常川 印 清

Credit Line

Gift of Major Henry Lee Higginson

Japanese, Edo period, Early 19th century

Dimensions

Overall: 10.3 x 6.2 x 1.8 cm (4 1/16 x 2 7/16 x 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

18.232a

Medium or Technique

Gold lacquer ground of fine kinpun on a base worked to resemble a woven timber fence; decoration in gold, aokin and colored hiramaki-e and takamaki-e; interior plain gold lacquer

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Inro