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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
Not on view
Signature: Zeshin; Signature add: gold hiramakie
[ Roland Koscherak , New York, until 1957; sold to MMA]
New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Kyūbi no Kitsune: Legends of the Nine-Tailed Fox," 1994.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Masterpieces from the Permanent Collection," July 2, 2005–November 29, 2005.

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