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Case (Inrō) with Design of Grapevine

Period: Edo period (1615–1868)
Date: 18th–19th century
Culture: Japan
Medium: Case: gold and colored lacquer on black lacquer with mother-of-pearl and pewter inlays; Fastener (ojime): silver vase (signed: Tenni); Toggle: (netsuke): gold with design of cricket and dragonfly with autumn grasses
Dimensions: H. 3 3/4 in. (9.5 cm); W. 2 in. (5.1 cm); D. 15/16 in. (2.4 cm)
Classification: Inrō
Credit Line: H. O. Havemeyer Collection, Bequest of Mrs. H. O. Havemeyer, 1929
Accession Number: 29.100.752

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