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Case (Inrō) with Design of Thatched Building in Hilly Landscape with Trees and Waves with Nestuke of Thatched Building in a Landscape

Period:
Edo period (1615–1868)
Date:
second half 18th century
Culture:
Japan
Medium:
Lacquered wood with gold, silver maki-e, cut-out gold foil
Dimensions:
H. 3 7/16 in. (8.8 cm); W. 1 7/8 in. (4.8 cm); D. 1 5/16 in. (3.4 cm)
Classification:
Inrō
Credit Line:
Bequest of Stephen Whitney Phoenix, 1881
Accession Number:
81.1.304
Not on view
This elegant lacquer netsuke would have been worn with an inrō of the same material and similar decoration.
Stephen Whitney Phoenix , New York (until d. 1881)
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