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Inrō with the Characters for Longevity and Good Fortune and the “Seven Lucky Treasures” on Checkerboard Ground

Period: Edo period (1615–1868)
Date: second half of the 18th century
Culture: Japan
Medium: Four cases; lacquered wood with gold and silver, red lacquer hiramaki-e, togidashimaki-e, applied gold foil on black, gold, silver, and nashiji ground Netsuke: piece of carved coral Ojime: metal bead
Dimensions: 3 5/8 x 2 3/8 x 1 in. (9.2 x 6 x 2.5 cm)
Classification: Inrō
Credit Line: H. O. Havemeyer Collection, Bequest of Mrs. H. O. Havemeyer, 1929
Accession Number: 29.100.879

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