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Case (Inrō) with Design of Weeping Willow and Cherry Blossoms

Artist:
Nakayama Komin (Japanese, 1808–1870)
Period:
Edo period (1615–1868)
Date:
19th century
Culture:
Japan
Medium:
Hiramaki-e with nashiji on black lacquer, roiro, nashiji, gold and silver hiramakie, gold and silver foil; Interior: nashiji and fundame; Ojime: ivory bead with vines and grasses in gold lacquer; Netsuke: woven basket with shell and gold lacquer)
Dimensions:
3 1/16 x 2 1/16 x 13/16 in. (7.8 x 5.2 x 2 cm)
Classification:
Inrō
Credit Line:
The Howard Mansfield Collection, Purchase, Rogers Fund, 1936
Accession Number:
36.100.210
Not on view
Signature: Komin Sensen
Howard Mansfield , New York (until 1936; sold to MMA)
New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Japanese Textiles," 1991.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Graceful Gestures: Two Decades of Collecting Japanese Art," 2007.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "A Drama of Eyes and Hands: Sharaku's Portraits of Kabuki Actors," September 20, 2007–March 24, 2008.

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