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Case (Inrō) with Design of Gibbon Reaching for Frog (Symbol of Moon) (obverse); Well with Bucket (reverse)

Date:
18th century
Culture:
Japan
Medium:
Lacquer, roiro, gold, silver and brown hiramakie, takamakie, applied metal; Interior: nashiji and fundame
Dimensions:
2 1/2 x 2 x 13/16 in. (6.4 x 5.1 x 2 cm)
Classification:
Inrō
Credit Line:
The Howard Mansfield Collection, Purchase, Rogers Fund, 1936
Accession Number:
36.100.237
58922

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