Large four-case inro with pheasant
Lacquered in high relief takamakie over the roiro ground with a pheasant on the gnarled stump of an oak tree with sasa (bamboo grass) alongside. Some leaves of oak and sasa are large inlays of shell, and there is liberal use of kirigane.
PROVENANCE: Ex Gaskell collection (according to loose label inside)
J. Prieur collection, France (label inside top case)