Case (Inrō) with a Fox from the Kyōgen Play "The Fox Hunter" (Tsurigitsune) (obverse); Haystacks and Stream from the Kyōgen Play "Hakuzosu" (reverse)

Artist: Shibata Zeshin (Japanese, 1807–1891)
Period: Meiji period (1868–1912)
Date: 19th century
Culture: Japan
Medium: Gold and colored lacquer on wood Signed: Zeshin Ojime: carved wooden dragon (signed: Ichiryūsai Furuta) Netsuke: ceramic figure of Kaduzōsu (signed: Eiraku)
Dimensions: 2 1/4 x 2 3/4 x 1 in. (5.72 x 6.99 x 2.54 cm)
Classification: Inrō
Credit Line: Purchase, Gifts, Bequests, and Funds from various donors, by exchange, 1957
Accession Number: 57.46

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