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東海道五十三次蒔絵印籠
Inrō with the “Fifty-three Stations of the Tōkaidō”

Period:
Edo period (1615–1868)
Date:
19th century
Culture:
Japan
Medium:
Five cases; lacquered wood with gold and silver takamaki-e, hiramaki-e, togidashimaki-e, cut-out gold foil on gold and nashiji ground Netsuke: carved wood; Kintarō beating a Tengu Ojime: gold bead with stag in relief
Dimensions:
3 13/16 x 1 7/8 x 1 1/8 in. (9.7 x 4.7 x 2.8 cm)
Classification:
Inrō
Credit Line:
The Sylmaris Collection, Gift of George Coe Graves, 1931
Accession Number:
31.49.12
Not on view
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