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Case (Inrō) in the Shape of Tiered Picnic Box of Cherry Bark with Cherry Blossoms and Butterfly

Kiyokawa (Japanese)

Period:
Edo period (1615–1868)
Date:
18th century
Culture:
Japan
Medium:
Colored lacquer with sprinkled gold and gold and silver foil; Ojime: jar; metal; Netsuke: love letter, rolled and tied; ivory with red, gold and silver makie lacquer
Dimensions:
H. 3 3/8 in. (8.5 cm); W. 1 3/8 in. (3.5 cm); D. 1 3/8 in. (3.5 cm)
Classification:
Inrō
Credit Line:
Edward C. Moore Collection, Bequest of Edward C. Moore, 1891
Accession Number:
91.1.661
58456

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