Project Description

Seal Case Inro with Inlaid Fish by Nomura Chohei (active 1760-1810)

The edges with simulated fabric in lacquer surrounding a panel on either side inlaid with fish in takamakie and raden inlay. The interior has a fitted deep tray, its sides, like the risers, decorated in togidashi

Signed in seal form on the side.  Circa 1800

7.1 cm


Spink, 1975


The seal may be one reproduced in Wrangham’s Index of Inrō Artists