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Case (Inrō) with Design of Lotus (obverse); Lotus and Bird (reverse)

Artist:
Shibata Zeshin (Japanese, 1807–1891)
Period:
Meiji period (1868–1912)
Date:
19th century
Culture:
Japan
Medium:
Black lacquer with wood, shell, and glass inlays; Fastener (ojime): metal; Toggle (netsuke): carved ivory in the shape of a demon
Dimensions:
H. 3 1/16 in. (9.4 cm); W. 1 7/8 in. (4.8 cm); D. 1 3/16 in. (3 cm)
Classification:
Inrō
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. George A. Crocker (Elizabeth Masten), 1937
Accession Number:
38.25.148
Not on view
Signature: Zeshin; Signature add: gold hiramakie
New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Japanese Textiles," 1991.

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