Project Description

Old Lacquer Kogo with Prunus Decoration

Its shape representative of a prunus blossom, its ground closer to a gold ishime than to nashiji, the cover inlaid with prunus in inlays of aogai of a pink and green hue. The interior is red lacquered

Unsigned.  Probably 17th century, not later

8 cm across


Soame Jenyns collection