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Case (Inrō) with Design of Courtier Accompanying Raryōō (obverse); Nobleman Playing Flute (reverse)

Period:
Edo period (1615–1868)
Date:
19th century
Culture:
Japan
Medium:
Gold and silver maki-e with gold and colored lacquer
Dimensions:
H. 3 3/4 in. (9.5 cm); W. 1 7/8 in. (4.8 cm); D. 15/16 in. (2.4 cm)
Classification:
Inrō
Credit Line:
Bequest of Stephen Whitney Phoenix, 1881
Accession Number:
81.1.332
Not on view
Signature: Kakosai
Stephen Whitney Phoenix , New York (until d. 1881)
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