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Case (Inrō) with Design of Nonomiya (Shrine in the Fields), from The Tale of Genji, chapter 10

Period:
Edo period (1615–1868)
Date:
early 19th century
Culture:
Japan
Medium:
Gold maki-e with black lacquer Ojime: bronze with openwork and inlay of water birds on stream Netsuke: carved red lacquer
Dimensions:
H. 3 1/16 in. (7.8 cm); W. 2 7/16 in. (6.2 cm); D. 1 in. (2.5 cm)
Classification:
Inrō
Credit Line:
The Howard Mansfield Collection, Purchase, Rogers Fund, 1936
Accession Number:
36.100.209
45502

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