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Case (Inrō ) with Design of Grapevine

Period: Edo period (1615–1868)
Date: 18th–19th century
Culture: Japan
Medium: Case: gold and colored lacquer and gold foil on black lacquer with greenstained ivory, mother-of-pearl, amber, and horn inlays; Fastener (ojime): ivory with design of plants; Toggle (netsuke): ivory medallion carved with design of fruited vines
Dimensions: H. 3 1/16 in. (7.7 cm); W. 3 13/16 in. (9.7 cm); D. 1 3/16 in. (3 cm)
Classification: Inrō
Credit Line: H. O. Havemeyer Collection, Bequest of Mrs. H. O. Havemeyer, 1929
Accession Number: 29.100.883

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