Case (Inrō) with Design of Eulalia Grass and Deer

Period: Edo period (1615–1868)
Date: 19th century
Culture: Japan
Medium: Case: powdered gold (maki-e), gold, silver, and gold foil on black lacquer with shell inlay; Fastener (ojime): white agate; Toggle (netsuke): ivory carved in the shape of an eagle catching a fox
Dimensions: H. 4 7/16 in. (11.2 cm); W. 2 1/16 in. (5.2 cm); D. 1 1/16 in. (2.7 cm)
Classification: Inrō
Credit Line: H. O. Havemeyer Collection, Bequest of Mrs. H. O. Havemeyer, 1929
Accession Number: 29.100.796

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