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Inrō

The Metropolitan Museum of Art

The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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  • Title: Inrō
  • Date Created: late 19th century
  • Physical Dimensions: H. 2 1/8 in. (5.4 cm); W. 2 1/16 in. (5.3 cm); D. 7/8 in. (2.3 cm)
  • Type: Inrō
  • External Link: http://www.metmuseum.org/art/collection/search/58715
  • Medium: Case: powdered gold (maki-e) on brown and black lacquer with stained-ivory inlay; Fastener (ojime): metal; Toggle (netsuke): ivory carved in the shape of Hotei and children playing around a screen
  • Repository: Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY
  • Period: Meiji period (1868–1912)
  • Culture: Japan

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