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Case (Inrō) with Design of Courtier and Lady in a Boat (from the Tale of Genji)

Artist:
After Ogata Kōrin (Japanese, 1658–1716)
Period:
Edo period (1615–1868)
Date:
18th century
Culture:
Japan
Medium:
Gold maki-e and mother-of-pearl inlay
Ojime: wood-and-gilt bead in shape of sake bottle
Netsuke: ivory with lacquer design of toys
Dimensions:
H. 2 3/8 in. (6.1 cm); W. 2 3/16 in. (5.5 cm); D. 13/16 in. (2.1 cm)
Classification:
Inrō
Credit Line:
The Howard Mansfield Collection, Purchase, Rogers Fund, 1936
Accession Number:
36.100.229
Not on view
Signature: Korin style, signed; Signature add: inside lid

Marking: Seal: Kakihan
Howard Mansfield , New York (until 1936; sold to MMA)
New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Courtly Romance in Japanese Art," May 12, 1989–July 12, 1989.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "No Ordinary Mortals: The Human Figure in Japanese Art," 2007–2008.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Ukiyo-e Artists' Responses to Romantic Legends of Two Brothers: Narihira and Yukihira," March 27, 2008–June 8, 2008.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Landscapes in Japanese Art," June 24, 2010–November 7, 2010.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "A Beautiful Country: Yamato-e in Japanese Art," November 20, 2010–June 5, 2011.

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