虎蒔絵印籠 銘近秀
Inrō with Tiger Drinking from a River beside Rocks and Pine Tree

Period: Edo period (1615–1868)
Date: early 19th century
Culture: Japan
Medium: Two cases; lacquered wood with gold and silver togidashimaki-e, hiramaki-e, takamaki-e, cut-out gold foil application on black ground Netsuke: bat; carved walrus ivory Ojime: coral bead
Dimensions: 2 1/2 x 2 1/2 x 15/16 in. (6.4 x 6.4 x 2.4 cm)
Classification: Inrō
Credit Line: Rogers Fund, 1913
Accession Number: 13.67.11

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