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Case (Inrō) with Design of Ducks on Swirls

Artist:
Signed Tōyō (Japanese, active ca. 1764–71)
Period:
Meiji period (1868–1912)
Date:
19th century
Culture:
Japan
Medium:
Gold hiramaki-e, takamaki-e, cut-out gold foil application and mother-of-pearl inlay on red lacquer ground; Inside: Nashiji and fundame
Dimensions:
H. 2 13/16 in. (7.2 cm); W. 2 3/8 in. (6 cm); D. 13/16 in. (2.1 cm)
Classification:
Inrō
Credit Line:
Edward C. Moore Collection, Bequest of Edward C. Moore, 1891
Accession Number:
91.1.684
Not on view
Signature: Toyo

Marking: Seal: Kakihan gold
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