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鷺鴉蒔絵印籠
Inrō with Herons among Reeds (obverse); Crow (reverse)

Period:
Meiji period (1868–1912)
Date:
19th century
Culture:
Japan
Medium:
Silver, gold togidashimaki-e, black lacquer, hiramaki-e on gold ground; Netsuke: Chinese scholars and house; ivory; Ojime: flowers; metal
Dimensions:
a) H. 3 3/16 in. (8.1 cm); W. 2 3/8 in. (6.1 cm); D. 1 in. (2.6 cm) b) Gr. Diam. 1 1/2 in. (3.8 cm) c) Ojime: Diam. 9/16 in. (1.4 cm)
Classification:
Inrō
Credit Line:
Bequest of Hope Skillman Schary, 1981
Accession Number:
1982.244.12a–c
Not on view
Signature: Shiomi Masanari
New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Birds in the Art of Japan," February 2, 2013–July 28, 2013.

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