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Case (Inrō) with Design of Poppies

Period: Edo period (1615–1868)
Culture: Japan
Medium: Case: powdered gold (maki-e) and gold and colored lacquer on black lacquer with pewter and ceramic inlays; floral decoration on risers in incised gold; Fastener (ojime): stained wood carved in the shape of a peach; Toggle (netsuke): black lacquer with design of pussy-willow branches in pewter and ceramic inlays and metal wire
Dimensions: H. 3 1/16 in. (7.8 cm); W. 2 1/4 in. (5.7 cm); D. 15/16 in. (2.4 cm)
Classification: Inrō
Credit Line: H. O. Havemeyer Collection, Bequest of Mrs. H. O. Havemeyer, 1929
Accession Number: 29.100.789

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