Lacquer single case inro by Ryusei
Decorated in high relief takamakie over a gyobu ground, the snake’s underbelly in silver lacquer, the toad’s dappled skin in matte brown lacquer with patches of black and hints of gold
9.1 cm high
Christies catalogue, 28th February 2014, ‘A Unique European Collection of Japanese Art, Etomology and the Cabinet of Curiosity, -Valuation,’ for Mr Wolfgang Wasserman.
In the Christies sale, on the 5th December 2017.