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Inrō with Seven Horses by a River

Period: Edo period (1615–1868)
Date: late 18th–early 19th century
Culture: Japan
Medium: Five cases; lacquered wood with gold and silver togidashimaki-e, hiramaki-e, gold and silver foil application on black ground Netsuke: man in a bamboo grove; carved wood Ojime: ivory bead
Dimensions: H. 3 1/2 in. (8.9 cm); W. 1 3/4 in. (4.5 cm); D. 1 1/8 in. (2.9 cm)
Classification: Inrō
Credit Line: Bequest of Stephen Whitney Phoenix, 1881
Accession Number: 81.1.308

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