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Case (Inrō) with Design of Buddhist Angel (obverse); Pine Forest (reverse)

Tōyō
(Japanese, active ca. 1764–71)

Period: Edo period (1615–1868)
Date: late 18th century
Culture: Japan
Medium: Silver shibuichi lacquer decorated with roiro (waxen) lacquer and gold sprinkled and polished hiramakie lacquer; Ojime: coral bead; Netsuke: metal zogan inlay pine tree
Dimensions: 3 7/16 x 2 9/16 x 1 1/8 in. (8.7 x 6.5 x 2.9 cm)
Classification: Inrō
Credit Line: Rogers Fund, 1913
Accession Number: 13.67.68

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