Project Description

4-case gold lacquer inro with gilt metal bears by Jōkasai

The recto with a bear playing with two cubs in high relief gilt metal inlay, the verso with faggots by a salt burner’s hut on the shore, in gilt metal and shakudo inlay; the ground is of kinji lacqer with takamakie rocks and clouds inlaid with kirigane

Signed: Jōkasai saku. Circa 1800

Height: 8.1 cm