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Case (Inrō) with Design of Chinese Sage (obverse); Attendant (Karako) Standing beside Bamboo (reverse)

Shibata Zeshin
(Japanese, 1807–1891)

Date: 19th century
Culture: Japan
Medium: Lacquer, dark brown, imitating leather, relief, light brown rim; Interior: dark brown and nashiji
Dimensions: 2 15/16 x 2 5/16 x 11/16 in. (7.4 x 5.9 x 1.7 cm)
Classification: Inrō
Credit Line: The Howard Mansfield Collection, Purchase, Rogers Fund, 1936
Accession Number: 36.100.248

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