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Case (Inrō) with Design of Thatched Building in Hilly Landscape with Trees and Waves

Date: 18th–19th century
Culture: Japan
Medium: Lacquer, kinji, gold, silver and brown hiramakie, kirigane and nashiji; Interior: nashiji, each case with lidded box and season flowers
Dimensions: H. 3 7/16 in. (8.8 cm); W. 1 7/8 in. (4.8 cm); D. 1 5/16 in. (3.4 cm)
Classification: Inrō
Credit Line: Bequest of Stephen Whitney Phoenix, 1881
Accession Number: 81.1.304

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