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Case (Inrō) with Design of Chinese Lady Holding Fan beside a Table (obverse); Low Table with Ceramic Bowl, Stand and Coral Arrangement (reverse)

Ogawa Haritsu (Ritsuō) (Japanese, 1663–1747)
Edo period (1615–1868)
late 18th–19th century
Roiro (waxen) lacquer with sprinkled hiramakie lacquer, tsuishu red lacquer relief, and coral, blue glass, shell, ivory, and metal inlay; Interior: fundame; Ojime: gold metal bead with enamel floral decoration; Netsuke: carved wood chrysanthemums
2 9/16 x 1 15/16 x 7/8 in. (6.5 x 4.9 x 2.2 cm)
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. George A. Crocker (Elizabeth Masten), 1937
Accession Number:
Not on view
Signature: Ritsuo

Marking: Seal: Kan, seal red
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