Project Description

1 case wood inro with pottery owl by Tōyō

The case of pine wood, the owl of pottery with what appear to be glass eyes, if not horn, the branch of semi-transparent lacquer with irregular gold flakes embedded within, the twigs and needles of gold takamakie, the crescent moon inlaid in silver behind

Signed: gyonen roku-ju go [indicating age 65] Tōyō with kaō

9.6 cm