Case (Inrō) with Design of Shells

Artist: Tōyō (Japanese, active ca. 1764–71)
Date: 19th century
Culture: Japan
Medium: Lacquer, roiro, gyobu, gold, black, silver and brown hiramakie, takamakie; Interior: nashiji and fundame
Dimensions: 3 15/16 x 1 7/8 x 1 1/8 in. (10 x 4.8 x 2.9 cm)
Classification: Inrō
Credit Line: The Howard Mansfield Collection, Purchase, Rogers Fund, 1936
Accession Number: 36.100.221

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