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Case (Inrō) with Design of Six Immortal Poets

Artist:
Kajikawa School
Period:
Edo period (1615–1868)
Date:
19th century
Culture:
Japan
Medium:
Gold and silver maki-e with black and red lacquer relief and mother-of-pearl inlay; Ojime: bronze Bodhidharma; Netsuke: carved lacquer Chinese children and auspicious symbols
Dimensions:
2 15/16 x 2 5/8 x 1 1/16 in. (7.4 x 6.6 x 2.7 cm)
Classification:
Inrō
Credit Line:
H. O. Havemeyer Collection, Bequest of Mrs. H. O. Havemeyer, 1929
Accession Number:
29.100.769
Not on view
Signature: Kajikawa

Marking: Seal: red Tsubu, Ei
Mrs. H. O. (Louisine W.) Havemeyer , New York (until d. 1929; bequeathed to MMA).
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.

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