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Inrō with Design of Blossoming Plum Tree

Hara Yōyūsai (Japanese, 1772–1845)

Artist:
After a design by Sakai Hōitsu (Japanese, 1761–1828)
Period:
Edo period (1615–1868)
Date:
19th century
Culture:
Japan
Medium:
Sprinkled gold lacquer with gold, silver, and red makie, takamakie, and coral inlay Ojime: bead; tortoiseshell Netsuke: box with decoration of violets; gold makie lacquer with gold and silver makie
Dimensions:
Overall (inro): H. 3 11/16 in. (9.3 cm); W. 2 1/4 in. (5.7 cm); D. 7/8 in. (2.2 cm)
Classification:
Inrō
Credit Line:
The Howard Mansfield Collection, Purchase, Rogers Fund, 1936
Accession Number:
36.100.245
58931

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