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Case (Inrō) in the Shape of an Ink Stick with Design of Hotei (Putai) (obverse); Musical Instruments (reverse)

Artist:
Attributed to Shibata Zeshin (Japanese, 1807–1891)
Artist:
After an inro by Ogawa Haritsu (Ritsuō) (Japanese, 1663–1747)
Period:
Meiji period (1868–1912)
Date:
19th century
Culture:
Japan
Medium:
Roiro ('waxen') lacquer with black hiramakie sprinkled and polished lacquer and takamakie sprinkled and polished lacquer relief; Interior: roiro; Netsuke: nut carved with Chinese sages and attendants; Ojime: carved peach stone with landscape and figures
Dimensions:
2 7/16 x 2 7/16 x 9/16 in. (6.2 x 6.2 x 1.5 cm)
Classification:
Inrō
Credit Line:
The Howard Mansfield Collection, Purchase, Rogers Fund, 1936
Accession Number:
36.100.251
Not on view
Signature: Ritsuo (Zeshin Copying Ritsuo?)

Marking: Seal: seal kan
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