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Case (Inrō) with Design of Chinese Child (obverse); Silver Pill Box with Peony (reverse)

Period: Meiji period (1868–1912)
Date: 19th century
Culture: Japan
Medium: Lacquer and metal, frame: roiro, gyobu, gold and coloured takamakie, silver metal box; Interior: silver metal box
Dimensions: a) H. 2 1/4 in. (5.7 cm); W. 2 3/4 in. (7 cm) b) H. 3/4 in. (1.9 cm); Diam. 1 5/8 in. (4.1 cm) c) Diam. 1/2 in. (1.3 cm)
Classification: Inrō
Credit Line: Bequest of Hope Skillman Schary, 1981
Accession Number: 1982.244.11a–c

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