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Inro with Cranes Soaring by Mount Fuji, and Netsuke of a Turtle
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Inro with Cranes Soaring by Mount Fuji, and Netsuke of a Turtle


Description Provenance Inscription Credit
Description A standard gold lacquer ground four case inro. A design with four cranes flying on one side and five on the other in front of Mount Fuji. Design in "hiramakie" on the mountain and "okibirame" in gold and silver on the birds and Mt. Fuji all on a background of "mura-nashiji." The interior in "nashiji" and "fundame." The rims in "kinji." Inscribed in gold lacquer on the bottom of the lower case. Together with a carved wood netsuke in the form of a tortoise.
Provenance William T. / Henry Walters Collection, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Inscriptions [Signature] Toto Ikkei; "kakihan"
Credit Acquired by William T. or Henry Walters

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Period
19th century (Edo; Meiji)
Medium
gold lacquer, wood, silver
(Lacquer & Inlay)
Accession Number
67.388
Measurements
3 1/8 x 2 3/16 x 11/16 in. (8 x 5.5 x 1.7 cm)
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Location Within Museum
Not On View

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