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Case (Inrō) with Design of an Onî (Demon) Carrying a Temple Bell and Paper Lantern over His Shoulder (obverse); Onî Carrying Fish Head Stuck on a Pole and Holly Branch (reverse)

Date:
18th–19th century
Culture:
Japan
Medium:
Lacquer, kinji, gold, red, silver and black hiramakie, takamakie; Interior: silver lacquer and fundame
Dimensions:
H. 2 9/16 in. (6.5 cm); W. 1 15/16 in. (5 cm); D. 11/16 in. (1.7 cm)
Classification:
Inrō
Credit Line:
Bequest of Stephen Whitney Phoenix, 1881
Accession Number:
81.1.311
Not on view
Signature: Jokasai (fourth Jokasai)
Stephen Whitney Phoenix , New York (until d. 1881)
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