Inrō with Kabuki Actor Ichikawa Danjūrō V, Design by Katsukawa Shunshō (Japanese, 1726–1792), Five cases; lacquered wood with gold, silver, black, and red togidashimaki-e on black lacquer groundNetsuke: ivory; Nō maskOjime: lacquer bead, Japan

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Inrō with Kabuki Actor Ichikawa Danjūrō V

Artist:
Design by Katsukawa Shunshō (Japanese, 1726–1792)
Artist:
Maki-e by Jōsensai (Japanese, active late 18th–early 19th century)
Period:
Edo period (1615–1868)
Date:
late 18th–early 19th century
Culture:
Japan
Medium:
Five cases; lacquered wood with gold, silver, black, and red togidashimaki-e on black lacquer groundNetsuke: ivory; Nō maskOjime: lacquer bead
Dimensions:
3 1/2 x 1 7/8 x 1 1/4 in. (8.9 x 4.8 x 3.1 cm)
Classification:
Inrō
Credit Line:
The Howard Mansfield Collection, Purchase, Rogers Fund, 1936
Accession Number:
36.100.240
Not on view
Signature: Design by Katsukawa Shunshō (1726–1792); maki-e by Jōsen(sai)

Inscription: Shunsho ga

Marking: Seal: red Tsubo
Howard Mansfield , New York (until 1936; sold to MMA)
New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Arts of Japan," November 5, 1991–December 15, 1992.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Graceful Gestures: A Decade of Collecting Japanese Art," September 29, 2001–March 10, 2002.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "The Flowering of Edo Period Painting: Japanese Masterworks from the Feinberg Collection," February 1, 2014–September 7, 2014.