Case (Inrō) with Design of Flowering Peonies (obverse) Cat Biting into Peony Stem (reverse)

Date: 19th century
Culture: Japan
Medium: Lacquer, kinji, gold, silver, red and coloured hiramakie, takamakie, inlaid eyes; Interior: fundame
Dimensions: 3 1/8 x 3 1/4 x 7/8 in. (8 x 8.2 x 2.3 cm)
Classification: Inrō
Credit Line: H. O. Havemeyer Collection, Bequest of Mrs. H. O. Havemeyer, 1929
Accession Number: 29.100.854

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