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Case (Inrō) with Design of Poppies

Period:
Edo period (1615–1868)
Culture:
Japan
Medium:
Case: powdered gold (maki-e) and gold and colored lacquer on black lacquer with pewter and ceramic inlays; floral decoration on risers in incised gold; Fastener (ojime): stained wood carved in the shape of a peach; Toggle (netsuke): black lacquer with design of pussy-willow branches in pewter and ceramic inlays and metal wire
Dimensions:
H. 3 1/16 in. (7.8 cm); W. 2 1/4 in. (5.7 cm); D. 15/16 in. (2.4 cm)
Classification:
Inrō
Credit Line:
H. O. Havemeyer Collection, Bequest of Mrs. H. O. Havemeyer, 1929
Accession Number:
29.100.789
Not on view
Signature: Ritsuo

Marking: Seal: two seals, Kan, Shoko
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