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Inrō Imitating an Old Chinese Ink Cake

Kanō Jukkyoku
(Japanese)

Period: Edo period (1615–1868)
Date: 18th century
Culture: Japan
Medium: Four cases; lacquered wood with black and brown takamaki-e, togidashimaki-e Netsuke: carved red lacquer with chrysanthemum design Ojime: carved nut
Dimensions: 4 9/16 x 1 9/16 x 3/4 in. (11.6 x 3.9 x 1.9 cm)
Classification: Inrō
Credit Line: H. O. Havemeyer Collection, Bequest of Mrs. H. O. Havemeyer, 1929
Accession Number: 29.100.820

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