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Case (Inrō) with Design of Snail on Bamboo (obverse); Inscription (reverse)

Period:
Edo period (1615–1868)
Date:
19th century
Culture:
Japan
Medium:
Lacquer with mother-of-pearl inlay Ojime: Copper in shape of snail Netuske: Lacquer bamboo with decoration of gold bamboo and ivory snail inlay
Dimensions:
4 x 3 1/8 x 7/8 in. (10.1 x 7.9 x 2.3 cm)
Classification:
Inrō
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1913
Accession Number:
13.67.10
Not on view
Signature: Gambun Jikan; signature add: incised
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