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壽字吉祥文蒔絵印籠
Inrō with the Characters for Longevity and Good Fortune and the “Seven Lucky Treasures” on Checkerboard Ground

Period:
Edo period (1615–1868)
Date:
second half of the 18th century
Culture:
Japan
Medium:
Four cases; lacquered wood with gold and silver, red lacquer hiramaki-e, togidashimaki-e, applied gold foil on black, gold, silver, and nashiji ground Netsuke: piece of carved coral Ojime: metal bead
Dimensions:
3 5/8 x 2 3/8 x 1 in. (9.2 x 6 x 2.5 cm)
Classification:
Inrō
Credit Line:
H. O. Havemeyer Collection, Bequest of Mrs. H. O. Havemeyer, 1929
Accession Number:
29.100.879
Not on view
Signature: Signed: Kajikawa Bunryūsai at the request of Mr. Sano

Marking: Red seal (unread)
Mrs. H. O. (Louisine W.) Havemeyer , New York (until d. 1929; bequeathed to MMA).
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