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Inrō with Woman and Attendant; Man Reading Characters on a Stone Road Marker (reverse)

Period: Edo period (1615–1868)
Date: early 19th century
Culture: Japan
Medium: Four cases; lacquered wood with gold, silver, and color (iroko) togidashimaki-e, hiramaki-e, cut-out gold foil application on black ground Netsuke: snail emerging from its shell; carved wood Ojime: coral bead
Classification: Inrō
Credit Line: H. O. Havemeyer Collection, Bequest of Mrs. H. O. Havemeyer, 1929
Accession Number: 29.100.908

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