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Case (Inrō) with Design of Imperial Cart and Flying Herons (obverse); Court Carriage and Flying Herons (reverse)

Kajikawa School

Period:
Edo period (1615–1868)
Date:
19th century
Culture:
Japan
Medium:
Gold and silver maki-e with mother-of-pearl inlay and black lacquer; Ojime: agate bead; Netsuke: metal king of hell
Dimensions:
3 3/8 x 2 5/16 x 11/16 in. (8.5 x 5.9 x 1.8 cm)
Classification:
Inrō
Credit Line:
H. O. Havemeyer Collection, Bequest of Mrs. H. O. Havemeyer, 1929
Accession Number:
29.100.860
45458

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