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Case (Inrō) with Design of Chinese Child (obverse); Silver Pill Box with Peony (reverse)

Period:
Meiji period (1868–1912)
Date:
19th century
Culture:
Japan
Medium:
Lacquer and metal, frame: roiro, gyobu, gold and coloured takamakie, silver metal box; Interior: silver metal box
Dimensions:
a) H. 2 1/4 in. (5.7 cm); W. 2 3/4 in. (7 cm) b) H. 3/4 in. (1.9 cm); Diam. 1 5/8 in. (4.1 cm) c) Diam. 1/2 in. (1.3 cm)
Classification:
Inrō
Credit Line:
Bequest of Hope Skillman Schary, 1981
Accession Number:
1982.244.11a–c
Not on view
Signature: Mitsuyoshi Goto; Signature add: incised

Marking: Seal: Kakihan
New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Immortals and Sages: Fusuma Paintings from Ryoan-Ji and the Lore of China in Japanese Art," 1993.

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