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Case (Inrō) with Design of Grapevine

Period:
Edo period (1615–1868)
Date:
18th–19th century
Culture:
Japan
Medium:
Case: gold and colored lacquer on black lacquer with mother-of-pearl and pewter inlays; Fastener (ojime): silver vase (signed: Tenni); Toggle: (netsuke): gold with design of cricket and dragonfly with autumn grasses
Dimensions:
H. 3 3/4 in. (9.5 cm); W. 2 in. (5.1 cm); D. 15/16 in. (2.4 cm)
Classification:
Inrō
Credit Line:
H. O. Havemeyer Collection, Bequest of Mrs. H. O. Havemeyer, 1929
Accession Number:
29.100.752
Not on view
Signature: Inro: Makie Kō (Yoshi) ; Ojime: Tenni
Mrs. H. O. (Louisine W.) Havemeyer , New York (until d. 1929; bequeathed to MMA)
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