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Case (Inrō) with Design of Insects beside Flowering Autumn Grasses

Period: Edo period (1615–1868)
Date: 18th century
Culture: Japan
Medium: Lacquer, roiro, gold and silver hiramakie, nashiji; Interior: nashiji and fundame
Dimensions: H. 3 1/8 in. (7.9 cm); W. 2 5/16 in. (5.9 cm); D. 15/16 in. (2.4 cm)
Classification: Inrō
Credit Line: Bequest of Stephen Whitney Phoenix, 1881
Accession Number: 81.1.327

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