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鷺蒔絵印籠
Inrō with Captured Heron

Period:
Edo period (1615–1868)
Date:
19th century
Culture:
Japan
Medium:
Black lacquer, black, gold, red, and white hiramaki-e, takamaki-e, ivory, and metal wire Netsuke: helmet; metal Ojime: coral bead
Dimensions:
2 7/16 x 2 3/16 x 7/8 in. (6.2 x 5.5 x 2.3 cm)
Classification:
Inrō
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. George A. Crocker (Elizabeth Masten), 1937
Accession Number:
38.25.144
Not on view
Signature: Signed: Toshi, with kaō
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