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竹雀蒔絵印籠 銘「見行」
Inrō with Sparrows and Bamboo

Period:
Meiji period (1868–1912)
Date:
mid-19th–early 20th century
Culture:
Japan
Medium:
Two cases; lacquered wood with gold and silver hiramaki-e, togidashimaki-e, gold foil cutouts, and colored ivory inlay on gold lacquer ground Netsuke: kagamibuta type, bamboo with sparrow; wood and metal Ojime: blue-and-white porcelain bead
Dimensions:
3 1/2 x 1 15/16 x 1 1/4 in. (8.9 x 4.9 x 3.2 cm)
Classification:
Inrō
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1913
Accession Number:
13.67.79
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 223
Signature: Kenko

Marking: Seal: plaque raden
New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Japanese Bamboo Art: The Abbey Collection," June 13, 2017–February 4, 2018.

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