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Case (Inrō) with Design of Young Woman with Flower Basket of Plum Blossoms (obverse); Four Large Characters (reverse)

Artist:
Kafu Mochikaze
Period:
Edo period (1615–1868)
Date:
19th century
Culture:
Japan
Medium:
Roiro lacquer with gold and colored sprinkled and polished makie, mother-of-pearl inlay; Interior: roiro, hirame & fundame; Netsuke: box with No dancer, Ojime: Bodhidharma
Dimensions:
3 1/4 x 2 3/8 x 13/16 in. (8.3 x 6.1 x 2 cm)
Classification:
Inrō
Credit Line:
H. O. Havemeyer Collection, Bequest of Mrs. H. O. Havemeyer, 1929
Accession Number:
29.100.742
Not on view
Signature: Kafu Mochikaze

Marking: Seal: red seal, Kafu
Mrs. H. O. (Louisine W.) Havemeyer , New York (until d. 1929; bequeathed to MMA).
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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