Case (Inrō) with Design of a Suit of Armor (obverse); Flasks for Boys Festival (reverse)

Artist: Yamada Jōkasai (1681–1704)
Period: Edo period (1615–1868)
Date: second half of the 19th century
Culture: Japan
Medium: Gold and colored lacquer with inlaid mother-of-pearl on ro-iro black lacquer; ojime: metal bead inlaid with silver; netsuke: carved ebony inlaid with ivory design of Daruma
Dimensions: 3 7/8 x 1 15/16 x 1 1/4 in. (9.8 x 4.9 x 3.2 cm)
Classification: Inrō
Credit Line: Rogers Fund, 1913
Accession Number: 13.67.83

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