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Case (Inrō) with Design of Trees, Crow, and Moon

Period: Edo period (1615–1868)
Date: 18th century
Culture: Japan
Medium: Takamaki-e with nashiji, gold and silver foil, and silver inlay on black lacquer; Interior: nashiji and fundame; Ojime: bead of inlaid metals and alloys; Netsuke: flowers, moon, and poem in gold lacquer on dark wood (signed: Designed by Hoitsu)
Dimensions: 2 15/16 x 2 5/8 x 13/16 in. (7.5 x 6.6 x 2 cm)
Classification: Inrō
Credit Line: The Howard Mansfield Collection, Purchase, Rogers Fund, 1936
Accession Number: 36.100.230

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