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Case (Inrō) with Design of Shells

Tōyō (Japanese, active ca. 1764–71)

Date:
19th century
Culture:
Japan
Medium:
Lacquer, roiro, gyobu, gold, black, silver and brown hiramakie, takamakie; Interior: nashiji and fundame
Dimensions:
3 15/16 x 1 7/8 x 1 1/8 in. (10 x 4.8 x 2.9 cm)
Classification:
Inrō
Credit Line:
The Howard Mansfield Collection, Purchase, Rogers Fund, 1936
Accession Number:
36.100.221
58902

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