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兎月秋草蒔絵鞘印籠
Inrō with Rabbit in the Moon and Autumn Grasses

Artist:
Kyūkoku (Japanese, active first half of the 19th century)
Period:
Edo period (1615–1868)
Date:
first half of the 19th century
Culture:
Japan
Medium:
Two-part (sheath type); lacquered wood with gold, silver, and pewter hiramaki-e, togidashimaki-e, on red lacquer ground Netsuke: ivory; rabbit Ojime: pierced metal with floral design
Dimensions:
3 3/8 x 1 7/8 x 1 1/8 in. (8.5 x 4.7 x 2.8 cm)
Classification:
Inrō
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. George A. Crocker (Elizabeth Masten), 1937
Accession Number:
38.25.128
Not on view
Signature: Kyukoku
New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Graceful Gestures: A Decade of Collecting Japanese Art," September 29, 2001–March 10, 2002.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "A Sensitivity to the Seasons: Summer and Autumn in Japanese Art," June 24, 2011–October 23, 2011.

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