Decorated inro

Made:
Japan

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Metal sheath only, rectangular, oval in cross-section, hinged lid, with cord for suspension, open work body bearing pictures of a Buddhist angel playing a musical instrument in relief, Japanese

Details

Category:
Asian Medicine
Object Number:
A50143
Materials:
complete, gold, iron, silver and string
type:
inro
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • container - receptacle
  • sagemono
credit:
Glendining