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山田常嘉斎作・狩野晴川院筆 満月に鵞鳥図印籠
Inrō with Goose Flying across the Full Moon

After Kano Seisen’in (1775–1828)
Edo period (1615–1868)
19th century
Lacquer, kinji, gold, silver, black and red hiramakie, togidashi, aogai inlay; Interior: nashiji and fundame
Overall (inro): H. 3 1/16 in. (7.7 cm); W. 2 1/16 in. (5.2 cm); D. 13/16 in. (2 cm)
Credit Line:
The Howard Mansfield Collection, Purchase, Rogers Fund, 1936
Accession Number:
Not on view
Signature: Jōkasai

Inscription: Isen'In Hoin Hitsu

Marking: Seal: red seal
Howard Mansfield , New York (until 1936; sold to MMA)
New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Designing Nature: The Rinpa Aesthetic in Japanese Art," May 26, 2012–January 13, 2013.

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