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Case (Inrō) with Design of an Animal Biting a Feather

Date:
early 19th century
Culture:
Japan
Medium:
Inside plain gold and black lacquer; outside gold ground with raised design, animal biting feather; netsuke, ivory carving
Dimensions:
H. 3 5/8 in. (9.2 cm); W. 2 3/8 in. (6 cm); D. 3/4 in. (1.9 cm)
Classification:
Inrō
Credit Line:
Edward C. Moore Collection, Bequest of Edward C. Moore, 1891
Accession Number:
91.1.681
Not on view
Signature: Koma Totoku
Edward C. Moore , New York (until d. 1891; bequeathed to MMA).
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