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Case (Inrō) with Design of Chinese Sage (obverse); Attendant (Karako) Standing beside Bamboo (reverse)

Artist:
Shibata Zeshin (Japanese, 1807–1891)
Date:
19th century
Culture:
Japan
Medium:
Lacquer, dark brown, imitating leather, relief, light brown rim; Interior: dark brown and nashiji
Dimensions:
2 15/16 x 2 5/16 x 11/16 in. (7.4 x 5.9 x 1.7 cm)
Classification:
Inrō
Credit Line:
The Howard Mansfield Collection, Purchase, Rogers Fund, 1936
Accession Number:
36.100.248
Not on view
Signature: Zeshin; Signature add : incised
Howard Mansfield , New York (until 1936; sold to MMA)
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