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Inro, Netsuke, F2012.58

Physical Description

Four case inro (medicine container). Gold lacquer. On one side five cranes (long-necked bird) are depicted in gold takamakiye, pewter and mother-of-pearl; on other side a hotei playing a koto in pewter and mother-of-pearl. Rectangular in shape; sides both concave. Perforated each corner and dark purple cord threaded through

Provenance

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Value assigned £150

Measurements

Maximum dimensions (H x W x D): 77 x 77 x 21mm

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