Project Description

Four-Case Tsugarunuri Lacquer Inro with Lotus in the Style of Ritsuo

In the style of Ritsuo, decorated with two lotus stems in takamakie, a large seed pod applied in pewter

Apocryphal signature of Zeshin. Circa 1800

Height: 7.7 cm

With cloisonné enamel ojime

Information:

Old labels in the top compartment suggest a Scandinavian or German provenance, and that the attribution to Zeshin was long believed.  The nashiji of the interiors and wear to it suggest a much earlier date

MR3243

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