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壽字蒔絵印籠
Inrō with Auspicious Characters

Period:
Edo period (1615–1868)
Date:
late 18th–early 19th century
Culture:
Japan
Medium:
Seven cases; lacquered wood with silver hiramaki-e on gold ground Netsuke: bone; lacquer and maki-e chestnut Ojime: silver bead
Dimensions:
3 9/16 x 2 x 15/16 in. (9 x 5.1 x 2.4 cm)
Classification:
Inrō
Credit Line:
Bequest of Benjamin Altman, 1913
Accession Number:
14.40.865a–c
Not on view
Signature: Kajikawa; sign add.: Saku

Marking: Seal: red Tsubo Ei
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