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Case (Inrō) with Design of Young Man Lu's Dream (obverse); Cherry Tree and Irises Beside Water (reverse)

Period:
Edo period (1615–1868)
Date:
19th century
Culture:
Japan
Medium:
Lacquer, roiro, nashiji, gold silver and coloured hiramakie, foil; Interior: gyobu nashiji and fundame
Dimensions:
3 1/16 x 3 1/8 x 13/16 in. (7.7 x 8 x 2 cm)
Classification:
Inrō
Credit Line:
H. O. Havemeyer Collection, Bequest of Mrs. H. O. Havemeyer, 1929
Accession Number:
29.100.744
Not on view
Signature: Koma Koryu; Signature add: saku

Marking: Seal: gold Kakihan
Mrs. H. O. (Louisine W.) Havemeyer , New York (until d. 1929; bequeathed to MMA)
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