Project Description

Roiro saya inro with Hotei and karako

The outer sleeve decorated with Hotei and two boys, one dancing on the verso, the outlines and details delineated by slivers of shell with some coloured lacquer areas. Eac of the three cases within is divided in two and lacquered red

Inscribed in shell: Naonobu with kaō for the design by Kano Naonobu

Width: 6.5 cm

Provenance: 

Soame Jenyns Collection

MR2705