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Case (Inrō) with Design of Frogs

Period:
Edo period (1615–1868)
Date:
19th century
Culture:
Japan
Medium:
Case: powdered gold (maki-e) and colored lacquer on black lacquer; Fastener (ojime): stone; Toggle (netsuke): wood carved in the shape of a mermaid
Dimensions:
H. 2 3/8 in. (6.1 cm); W. 2 5/8 in. (6.7 cm); D. 7/8 in. (2.2 cm)
Classification:
Inrō
Credit Line:
Edward C. Moore Collection, Bequest of Edward C. Moore, 1891
Accession Number:
91.1.706
58481

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