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Case (Inrō) with Design of Bird and Two Young beside Flowering Mustard Plant (obverse); Inscription (reverse)

Hosoya Hansai
(Japanese)

Artist: Tomioka Tessai (Japanese, 1836–1924)
Period: Edo period (1615–1868)
Date: 19th century
Culture: Japan
Medium: Lacquer, roiro, black hiramakie, incised; Interior: roiro and hirame
Dimensions: 2 9/16 x 1 7/8 x 7/8 in. (6.5 x 4.7 x 2.3 cm)
Classification: Inrō
Credit Line: H. O. Havemeyer Collection, Bequest of Mrs. H. O. Havemeyer, 1929
Accession Number: 29.100.905

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