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Case (Inrō) with Design of Old Man and Woman (Jo and Uba) and Pine Trees (from Noh Play "Takasago Spirits of the Pine")

Artist:
Minsetsusai Kyuho (Japanese)
Period:
Edo period (1615–1868)
Date:
19th century
Culture:
Japan
Medium:
Ceramic and mother-of-pearl inlays and gold maki-e on black lacquer Ojime: porcelain with overglaze enamel design of maple leaves Netsuke: porcelain with overglaze enamel design of maple leaves imitating Kenzan design
Dimensions:
2 15/16 x 2 5/16 x 3/4 in. (7.4 x 5.9 x 1.9 cm)
Classification:
Inrō
Credit Line:
The Howard Mansfield Collection, Purchase, Rogers Fund, 1936
Accession Number:
36.100.208
Not on view
Signature: Minsetsusai Kyuho

Marking: Seal: Kakihan gold
Howard Mansfield , New York (until 1936; sold to MMA)
New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "No Ordinary Mortals: The Human Figure in Japanese Art," 2007–2008.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Ukiyo-e Artists' Responses to Romantic Legends of Two Brothers: Narihira and Yukihira," March 27, 2008–June 8, 2008.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Landscapes in Japanese Art," June 24, 2010–November 7, 2010.

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