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古墨形印籠 (文章司命)
Inrō Imitating an Old Chinese Ink Cake

Artist:
Kanō Jukkyoku (Japanese)
Period:
Edo period (1615–1868)
Date:
18th century
Culture:
Japan
Medium:
Four cases; lacquered wood with black and brown takamaki-e, togidashimaki-e Netsuke: carved red lacquer with chrysanthemum design Ojime: carved nut
Dimensions:
4 9/16 x 1 9/16 x 3/4 in. (11.6 x 3.9 x 1.9 cm)
Classification:
Inrō
Credit Line:
H. O. Havemeyer Collection, Bequest of Mrs. H. O. Havemeyer, 1929
Accession Number:
29.100.820
Not on view
Signature: Kanō Jukkyoku

Inscription: Tsuchinoe-uma, intercalary month

Marking: Seal: Kengen
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