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Case (Inrō) with Design of Bird and Two Young beside Flowering Mustard Plant (obverse); Inscription (reverse)

Artist:
Hosoya Hansai (Japanese)
Artist:
Tomioka Tessai (Japanese, 1836–1924)
Period:
Edo period (1615–1868)
Date:
19th century
Culture:
Japan
Medium:
Lacquer, roiro, black hiramakie, incised; Interior: roiro and hirame
Dimensions:
2 9/16 x 1 7/8 x 7/8 in. (6.5 x 4.7 x 2.3 cm)
Classification:
Inrō
Credit Line:
H. O. Havemeyer Collection, Bequest of Mrs. H. O. Havemeyer, 1929
Accession Number:
29.100.905
Not on view
Signature: Hansai & ..Sai Jin; Signature add: Zo, incised, to, carved
Mrs. H. O. (Louisine W.) Havemeyer , New York (until d. 1929; bequeathed to MMA)
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