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Case (Inrō) with Design of the Seven Gods of Good Fortune Fording a River

Nakayama Komin
(Japanese, 1808–1870)

Period: Meiji period (1868–1912)
Date: late 19th century
Culture: Japan
Medium: Gold lacquer with gold hiramkie sprinkled and polished lacquer, nashiji (pear skin) lacquer, and mother-of-pearl, ivory, and wood inlay; Interior: nashiji and fundame; Netsuke: wood-framed ivory plaque with bird and flower inlay; Ojime: lacquer Daikoku's hammer
Dimensions: 3 9/16 x 2 13/16 x 1 1/8 in. (9.1 x 7.1 x 2.9 cm)
Classification: Inrō
Credit Line: The Howard Mansfield Collection, Purchase, Rogers Fund, 1936
Accession Number: 36.100.186

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