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蜻蛉蒔絵印籠
Inrō with Dragonflies

Artist:
Kōami Nagataka (Japanese, active second half of the 18th century)
Period:
Edo period (1615–1868)
Date:
second half of the 18th century
Culture:
Japan
Medium:
Three cases; lacquered wood with gold, red lacquer takamaki-e, hiramaki-e with mother-of-pearl inlay on black lacquer ground; Netsuke: carved ivory; dog; Ojime: carved ivory; persimmon
Dimensions:
H. 2 11/16 in. (6.8 cm); W. 2 3/4 in. (7 cm); D. 7/8 in. (2.2 cm)
Classification:
Inrō
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1913
Accession Number:
13.67.23
Not on view
Signature: Koami Choko (Nagataka)
Ojime signed: Mitsuhiro
Netsuke signed: Tomotada

Marking: Seal: red
New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Japanese Textiles," 1991.

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