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Case (Inrō) with a Fox from the Kyōgen Play The Fox Hunter (Tsurigitsune); Hunter behind Haystacks from the Kyōgen Play "Hakuzōsu" (reverse)

Artist:
Shibata Zeshin (Japanese, 1807–1891)
Period:
Meiji period (1868–1912)
Date:
19th century
Culture:
Japan
Medium:
Gold and silver maki-e with colored lacquer on black lacquer Ojime: gilded metal with fox-monk Netuske: Lacquer oval box with diamond floral design (signed Kiyoharu)
Dimensions:
3 11/16 x 2 1/16 x 1 1/8 in. (9.4 x 5.2 x 2.9 cm)
Classification:
Inrō
Credit Line:
The Howard Mansfield Collection, Purchase, Rogers Fund, 1936
Accession Number:
36.100.252
Not on view
Signature: Zeshin; Signature add: incised
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