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美人蒔絵印籠
Inrō with Woman and Attendant; Man Reading Characters on a Stone Road Marker (reverse)

Period:
Edo period (1615–1868)
Date:
early 19th century
Culture:
Japan
Medium:
Four cases; lacquered wood with gold, silver, and color (iroko) togidashimaki-e, hiramaki-e, cut-out gold foil application on black ground Netsuke: snail emerging from its shell; carved wood Ojime: coral bead
Dimensions:
H. 3 1/2 in. (8.9 cm); W. 2 3/8 in. (6 cm); Th. 7/8 in. (2.2 cm)
Classification:
Inrō
Credit Line:
H. O. Havemeyer Collection, Bequest of Mrs. H. O. Havemeyer, 1929
Accession Number:
29.100.908
Not on view
Mrs. H. O. (Louisine W.) Havemeyer , New York (until d. 1929; bequeathed to MMA)
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