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壽字吉祥文蒔絵印籠|Inrō with the Characters for Longevity and Good Fortune and the “Seven Lucky Treasures” on Checkerboard Ground

The Metropolitan Museum of Art

The Metropolitan Museum of Art
New York City, United States

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  • Title: 壽字吉祥文蒔絵印籠|Inrō with the Characters for Longevity and Good Fortune and the “Seven Lucky Treasures” on Checkerboard Ground
  • Date Created: second half of the 18th century
  • Physical Dimensions: 3 5/8 x 2 3/8 x 1 in. (9.2 x 6 x 2.5 cm)
  • Type: Inrō
  • External Link: http://www.metmuseum.org/art/collection/search/54243
  • Medium: Four cases; lacquered wood with gold and silver, red lacquer hiramaki-e, togidashimaki-e, applied gold foil on black, gold, silver, and nashiji ground Netsuke: piece of carved coral Ojime: metal bead
  • Repository: Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY
  • Period: Edo period (1615–1868)
  • Culture: Japan

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