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Gold Lacquered Four-Case Inro
Item no M2324
Depicting sages with a crane, tortoise, and tiger. Miniature mixed-metal manju. Japan, 19th century Height: 2 1/2 in. (6.4 cm) Width: 2.4 in. (6 cm) [more]
Item no P0097
Red lacquered with two cases. Painted with a butterfly catcher. Minor chips on exterior. Japanese; 19th century [more]
Item no P1007
Decorated in high relief lacquer with different shades of gold in the Takamakie manner; A technique in which powders are sprinkled over lacquer which has been mixed with a thickening agent, such as clay or charcoal, to create a raised surface. One side, mountainous landscape with flowing river at... [more]