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Case (Inrō) with Design of Shishi Dog Throwing its Young from Rocks (obverse); Shishi Dog Climbing up a Cliff (reverse)

Period:
Edo period (1615–1868)
Date:
19th century
Culture:
Japan
Medium:
Lacquer, kinji, gold and silver hiramakie, takamakie, kirigane, applied metal; Interior: nashiji and fundame
Dimensions:
4 3/16 x 2 1/16 x 1 1/4 in. (10.7 x 5.2 x 3.2 cm)
Classification:
Inrō
Credit Line:
H. O. Havemeyer Collection, Bequest of Mrs. H. O. Havemeyer, 1929
Accession Number:
29.100.873
Not on view
Signature: Tatsuke Kokyo; Signature add: Saku

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