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Inrō with Chrysanthemums and Auspicious Characters for Longevity

Period: Edo period (1615–1868)
Date: 19th century
Culture: Japan
Medium: Three cases; lacquered wood with gold, silver, and red takamaki-e, hiramaki-e, togidashimaki-e on black and nashiji ground Netsuke: piece of coral Ojime: ivory bead with lacquer decoration of insects
Dimensions: 3 1/4 x 2 5/16 x 13/16 in. (8.2 x 5.8 x 2 cm)
Classification: Inrō
Credit Line: Rogers Fund, 1913
Accession Number: 13.67.3

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