Inrō with the “Ten Thousand Classic Characters” (Senjimon)

Period: Edo period (1615–1868)
Date: 18th century
Culture: Japan
Medium: Four cases; lacquered wood and paper with gold togidashimaki-e on black ground Netsuke: manjū type, ivory; with the “Fifty-three stations of the Tōkaidō” and checkpoint towns Ojime: amber bead
Dimensions: 2 5/8 x 2 3/16 x 7/8 in. (6.7 x 5.5 x 2.3 cm)
Classification: Inrō
Credit Line: The Howard Mansfield Collection, Purchase, Rogers Fund, 1936
Accession Number: 36.100.261

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