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Four-case inrô with design of hares and tokusa (scouring rush)

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Kajikawa Bunryûsai, with kao 梶川文龍斎 (花押)

Provenance

Part of the William Sturgis Bigelow Collection which was deposited at the Museum in 1890 and formally given following his death.

Credit Line

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection

Japanese, Edo period, Early 19th century

Object Place

Kyoto, Japan

Dimensions

Overall: 7.9 cm (3 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

27.180a

Medium or Technique

Gold and black lacquer ground; decoration in gold takamaki-e, ivory and shell

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Inro