Case (Inrō) with Design of Tiger Seen from Behind

Period: Edo period (1615–1868)
Date: 19th century
Culture: Japan
Medium: Lacquer, shibuichi coloured ground, gold, silver and red hiramakie, inlaid eye; Interior: red lacquer & silver fundame
Dimensions: 3 9/16 x 2 7/16 x 7/8 in. (9 x 6.2 x 2.2 cm)
Classification: Inrō
Credit Line: H. O. Havemeyer Collection, Bequest of Mrs. H. O. Havemeyer, 1929
Accession Number: 29.100.815

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