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Case (Inrō) with Design of Clematis Vine on Bamboo Lattice

Artist:
Gion Nankai (Japanese, 1677–1751)
Period:
Edo period (1615–1868)
Date:
18th century
Culture:
Japan
Medium:
Lacquer sprinkled with gold and silver makie, and foil; Ojima: floral scrolls in openwork; silver and silver wire; Netsuke: chrysanthemum medallion; ivory
Dimensions:
H. 3 1/8 in. (7.9 cm); W. 2 5/8 in. (6.7 cm); D. 13/16 in. (2.1 cm)
Classification:
Inrō
Credit Line:
Edward C. Moore Collection, Bequest of Edward C. Moore, 1891
Accession Number:
91.1.679
Not on view
Signature: Kanshosai; (probably the second)
Seal: Kakihan gold

Inscription: Hakyugyoku hogen ga
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