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百馬蒔絵印籠
Inrō with One Hundred Horses

Period:
Edo period (1615–1868)
Date:
mid-18th century
Culture:
Japan
Medium:
Four cases; lacquered wood with gold and silver hiramaki-e, black lacquer, gold and silver foil application, and mother-of-pearl inlay on red ground Netsuke: seated Baku (mythical animal); ivory Ojime: bead of various alloyed metals
Dimensions:
H. 3 3/8 in. (8.5 cm); W. 3 3/8 in. (8.5 cm); D. 1 in. (2.6 cm)
Classification:
Inrō
Credit Line:
Bequest of Stephen Whitney Phoenix, 1881
Accession Number:
81.1.299
Not on view
Stephen Whitney Phoenix , New York (until d. 1881; bequethed to MMA)
New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "The Flowering of Edo Period Painting: Japanese Masterworks from the Feinberg Collection," February 1, 2014–September 7, 2014.

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