Project Description

Lacquer Inro with Deer Amongst Maple

Decorated in gold takamakie and e-nashiji with deer in an autumnal mountain landscape with maples and running water, some leaves inlaid in aogai and with other details in kirigane. Most unusually the base of the second case from the bottom is made of gold and contains a fixed oval receptacle in the same material.

Unsigned. Circa 1700

Height 7cm