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Case (Inrō) with Design of Crickets

Onko Takanaga (dates unknown)

Period: Edo period (1615–1868)
Date: 19th century
Culture: Japan
Medium: Case: carved red lacquer; Fastener (ojime): silver with openwork slide; Toggle (netsuke): red lacquer carved in the shape of a lobed table with two gentlemen playing a game of go
Dimensions: H. 2 3/16 in. (5.5 cm); W. 3 1/16 in. (7.7 cm); D. 1 5/16 in. (3.3 cm)
Classification: Inrō
Credit Line: The Howard Mansfield Collection, Purchase, Rogers Fund, 1936
Accession Number: 36.100.225

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