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Case (Inrō) with Design of Momotarō and Dog on the way to the Island of the Devils (obverse); Monkey with Pheasant (reverse)

Artist:
Kogyoku Tokayo
Period:
Meiji period (1868–1912)
Date:
19th century
Culture:
Japan
Medium:
Lacquer with sprinkled, polished, and relief makie gold and silver, metal inlay; Interior: gyobu nashiji and fundame; Netsuke: Eight masks
Dimensions:
3 13/16 x 1 7/8 x 1 in. (9.7 x 4.7 x 2.6 cm)
Classification:
Inrō
Credit Line:
H. O. Havemeyer Collection, Bequest of Mrs. H. O. Havemeyer, 1929
Accession Number:
29.100.765
Not on view
Signature: Kogyuku Tokayo (?); Signature add: inside lid
Mrs. H. O. (Louisine W.) Havemeyer , New York (until d. 1929; bequeathed to MMA)
New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Arts of Japan," November 5, 1991–December 15, 1992.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "No Ordinary Mortals: The Human and Not-So-Human Figure in Japanese Art," 1996.

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