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Inro (four-case medicine box) with design of maple leaves and chrysanthemums, ojime, and netsuke

Accession Number
1997/2.17

Title
Inro (four-case medicine box) with design of maple leaves and chrysanthemums, ojime, and netsuke

Artist(s)
Japanese

Artist Nationality
Japanese (culture or style)

Object Creation Date
19th century

Medium & Support
black and gold lacquer, glass ojime (bead)

Dimensions
2 15/16 in x 2 1/4 in x 1 1/16 in (7.5 cm x 5.8 cm x 2.7 cm)

Credit Line
Museum purchase made possible by a gift of Mrs. Ruth Sinsheimer and others, in memory of Joseph E. Sinsheimer, Professor of Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Chemistry and Toxicology, The University of Michigan

Primary Object Classification
Decorative Arts

Primary Object Type
netsuke

Collection Area
Asian

Rights
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Keywords
boxes (containers)
designs (concepts)
netsukes

4 Related Resources

Medicine in 19th-Century Japan
(Part of: Health, Illness, Medicine)
Medicines and Remedies
(Part of: History of Medicine - American Association of Historians of Medicine (AAHM))

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