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Case (Inrō) with Design of Hotei (Putai) Carrying a Small Boy (obverse); Boy Carrying Gourd-Flask (reverse)

Tokoku Fuzui
After a painting by Hanabusa Itchō (Japanese, 1652–1724)
Meiji period (1868–1912)
late 19th century
Gold lacquer with ivory and wood inlay; Netsuke: ivory and lacquered wood figure, Ojime: gold bead with face of Daikoku, god of good fortune
3 1/4 x 2 3/8 x 13/16 in. (8.3 x 6.1 x 2 cm)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1913
Accession Number:
Not on view
Signature: Tokoku Fuzui, Shibayama style

Marking: Seals: two
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