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Case (Inrō) with Design of Weeping Willow and Cherry Blossoms

Nakayama Komin
(Japanese, 1808–1870)

Period: Edo period (1615–1868)
Date: 19th century
Culture: Japan
Medium: Hiramaki-e with nashiji on black lacquer, roiro, nashiji, gold and silver hiramakie, gold and silver foil; Interior: nashiji and fundame; Ojime: ivory bead with vines and grasses in gold lacquer; Netsuke: woven basket with shell and gold lacquer)
Dimensions: 3 1/16 x 2 1/16 x 13/16 in. (7.8 x 5.2 x 2 cm)
Classification: Inrō
Credit Line: The Howard Mansfield Collection, Purchase, Rogers Fund, 1936
Accession Number: 36.100.210

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