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Case (Inrō) in the Shape of Wood Seal with Decoration of Pheonix and Paulownia Tree

Period: Edo period (1615–1868)
Culture: Japan
Medium: Lacquer with red, black green, brown, and white painted lacquer on gray ground Ojime: kingfisher on lotus stem; wood, stained ivory and mother-of-pearl inlay Netsuke: yamabushi and wood gatherers
Dimensions: 3 1/8 x 1 1/8 x 1 1/8 in. (7.9 x 2.8 x 2.8 cm)
Classification: Inrō
Credit Line: H. O. Havemeyer Collection, Bequest of Mrs. H. O. Havemeyer, 1929
Accession Number: 29.100.761

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