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Case (Inrō) with Design of God of Longevity (Jurōjin) and a Small Boy with a Tortoise (obverse); Pine Tree by Stream (reverse)

Artist:
Kakōsai
Period:
Edo period (1615–1868)
Date:
19th century
Culture:
Japan
Medium:
Gold and nashiji ('pear skin') lacquer with metal inlay and gold, silver, and brown hiramakie sprinkled and polished lacquer; Interior: nashiji and fundame; Ojime: coral bead
Dimensions:
3 1/8 x 2 1/16 x 11/16 in. (8 x 5.2 x 1.8 cm)
Classification:
Inrō
Credit Line:
H. O. Havemeyer Collection, Bequest of Mrs. H. O. Havemeyer, 1929
Accession Number:
29.100.866
Not on view
Signature: Kakosai; Signature add: Saku
Mrs. H. O. (Louisine W.) Havemeyer , New York (until d. 1929; bequeathed to MMA).
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