Case (Inrō) with Design of Yamato Date Disguised as a Woman

Gold lacquer decorated with sprinkled hiramakie lacquer and metal inlay; ojime: red coral bead; netsuke: ivory button carved with figure of a noh actor | 8.3 x 5.7 x 2.1cm | 1751

Bairin (lacquerwork)

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Credit: Bequest of Benjamin Altman, 1913
Object: 14.40.874a, b

Image © Metropolitan Museum of Art, 20...
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