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Case (Inrō) with Basketwork Design

Period: Edo period (1615–1868)
Date: 18th century
Culture: Japan
Medium: Woven cane over wood with red lacquer covering; ojime: metal bead; netsuke: ivory in the shape of peapods; Interior: cherry bark
Dimensions: H. 2 5/8 in. (6.6 cm); W. 2 1/16 in. (5.3 cm); D. 11/16 in. (1.8 cm)
Classification: Inrō
Credit Line: Edward C. Moore Collection, Bequest of Edward C. Moore, 1891
Accession Number: 91.1.716

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