Inrō with Street Festival (obverse); People Watching a Puppet Show (reverse)

Artist: Tatsuke Takamasu (Japanese, active second half of the 18th century)
Period: Edo period (1615–1868)
Date: second half of the 18th century
Culture: Japan
Medium: Three cases; lacquered wood with gold, silver, and color (iroko) togidashimaki-e on black lacquer ground Netsuke: carved teakwood; peach with a monkey inside (signed: Kagetoshi) Ojime: carved teakwood with floral design
Dimensions: 2 13/16 x 2 15/16 x 1 1/8 in. (7.1 x 7.5 x 2.9 cm)
Classification: Inrō
Credit Line: Bequest of Benjamin Altman, 1913
Accession Number: 14.40.877

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