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Case (Inrō) with Design of Lion on a Stand Looking at a Butterfly (obverse); Chinese Bellflowers in a Pot (reverse)

Period:
Edo period (1615–1868)
Date:
18th–19th century
Culture:
Japan
Medium:
Lacquer, kinji, gold and silver hiramakie, tsuishu, raden, porcelain; Interior: roiro and fundame
Dimensions:
2 1/4 x 2 x 11/16 in. (5.7 x 5.1 x 1.7 cm)
Classification:
Inrō
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1913
Accession Number:
13.67.50
Not on view
Signature: Senko (Nobumitsu?)

Marking: Seal: Sen'in
New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "A Notable Acquisition of Japanese Textiles of the Edo Period (1615-1868)," June 25, 2003–September 21, 2003.

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