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Pipe Case with Design of Flowers and Butterflies

Artist:
Tamakaji Zōkoku (Japanese, 1803?–1866)
Period:
Edo period (1615–1868)
Date:
19th century
Culture:
Japan
Medium:
Lacquer, silver and shakudo
Dimensions:
W. 1 1/2 in. (3.8 cm); L. 11 in. (27.9 cm)
Classification:
Lacquer
Credit Line:
H. O. Havemeyer Collection, Bequest of Mrs. H. O. Havemeyer, 1929
Accession Number:
29.100.722
Not on view
Signature: Zōkoku
Mrs. H. O. (Louisine W.) Havemeyer , New York (until d. 1929; bequeathed to MMA).
New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Immortals and Sages: Fusuma Paintings from Ryoan-Ji and the Lore of China in Japanese Art," 1993.

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