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Case (Inrō) with Design of Boats, Waves and Reeds (Tale of Genji)

Period: Edo period (1615–1868)
Date: 19th century
Culture: Japan
Medium: Brushed wood with gold and silver hiramakie sprinkled and polished lacquer and pewter and mother-of-pearl inlay; Interior: plain; Ojime: quartz bead; Netsuke: carved wood badger
Dimensions: 7/8 x 2 15/16 x 15/16 in. (2.2 x 7.5 x 2.4 cm)
Classification: Inrō
Credit Line: Gift of Mrs. George A. Crocker (Elizabeth Masten), 1937
Accession Number: 38.25.130

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