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Case (Inrō) with Design of Bugaku Hat (obverseI; Shō Flute and Cymbals (reverse)

Period:
Edo period (1615–1868)
Date:
19th century
Culture:
Japan
Medium:
Sprinkled gold lacquer with inlaid mother-of-pearl, pottery, and pewter; Interior: nashiji and fundame; Ojime: marble; Netsuke: wood with lacquer decoration of books
Dimensions:
3 3/4 x 1 15/16 x 1 3/16 in. (9.5 x 4.9 x 3 cm)
Classification:
Inrō
Credit Line:
H. O. Havemeyer Collection, Bequest of Mrs. H. O. Havemeyer, 1929
Accession Number:
29.100.780
Not on view
Signature: Kazunari; Ritsuo

Marking: Seal: seal ceramic, Kan (Ogawa Haritsu's seal)
Mrs. H. O. (Louisine W.) Havemeyer , New York (until d. 1929; bequeathed to MMA)
New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Noh Robes," 1993.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "The Resonant Image: Tradition in Japanese Art (Part One)," 1997–98.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Poetry and Travel in Japanese Art," December 18, 2008–May 31, 2009.

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