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竹カタツモリ蒔絵印籠 銘 「眼文」
Inrō with Snail on Bamboo (obverse) and Poem (reverse)

Artist:
Ganbun (Japanese, active until 1870s)
Period:
Edo (1615–1868) or Meiji period (1868–1912)
Date:
mid-19th century
Culture:
Japan
Medium:
Single case; lacquered wood imitating bamboo with pewter and silver inlay and gold hiramaki-e Netsuke: bamboo; lacquered wood with gold hiramaki-e and stained ivory inlay Ojime: snail; copper
Dimensions:
4 x 3 1/8 x 7/8 in. (10.1 x 7.9 x 2.3 cm)
Classification:
Inrō
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1913
Accession Number:
13.67.10
Not on view
Signature: Gambun Jikan; signature add: incised
New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Arts of Japan," November 5, 1991–December 15, 1992.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Japanese Bamboo Art: The Abbey Collection," June 13, 2017–February 4, 2018.

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