Project Description

5 case gold lacquer inro with crabs 

One side decorated with a “berried” hen crab and seaweed in gold and silver takamakie, the other with two smaller crabs; the interior of gold nashiji

Signed: kajikawa saku with kaō

Height: 9.5 cm

The term berried is used for a female crab once she has released her eggs which attach to her abdomen prior to release into independence