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梶川文竜斎作 宝船蒔絵印籠
Inrō with Treasure Boat

Artist:
Kajikawa Bunryūsai (Japanese, ca. 1751–1817)
Period:
Edo period (1615–1868)
Date:
19th century
Culture:
Japan
Medium:
Gold and black lacquer and nashiji ground with gold and silver hiramaki-e, red lacquer, and mother-of-pearl inlay Netsuke: kingfisher; carved ivory Ojime: Chinese children; porcelain (Kutani ware
Dimensions:
3 7/16 x 2 1/16 x 13/16 in. (8.7 x 5.3 x 2 cm)
Classification:
Inrō
Credit Line:
The Howard Mansfield Collection, Purchase, Rogers Fund, 1936
Accession Number:
36.100.183
Not on view
Signature: Inrō signed: Bunryūsai; sealed: Sai
Netsuke signed: Yasuchika
Howard Mansfield , New York (until 1936; sold to MMA)
New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Birds in the Art of Japan," February 2, 2013–July 28, 2013.

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