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Case (Inrō) with Design of Two Hō-ō Birds in Flight among Flowering Kiri Branches

Period:
Edo period (1615–1868)
Date:
18th century
Culture:
Japan
Medium:
Lacquer, roiro, nashiji, gold and silver hiramakie, togidashi, kirigane; Interior: nashiji and fundame
Dimensions:
a) H. 2 13/16 in. (7.2 cm); W. 1 3/16 in. (5.5 cm); th. 7/8 in. (2.2 cm)
b) H. 1 5/8 in. (4.2 cm); W. 1 1/8 in. (2.9 cm); Th. 13/16 in. (2.1 cm)
c) H. 5/8 in. (1.6 cm); W. 3/8 in. (1 cm); D. 5/16 in. (.8 cm)
Classification:
Inrō
Credit Line:
Bequest of Hope Skillman Schary, 1981
Accession Number:
1982.244.13a–c
Not on view
Hope Skillman Schary , New York (until d. 1981; bequeathed to MMA)
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