Project Description

4-case inro with rats by Shiomi Masanari 

Decorated over the roiro lacquer ground with one large rat wrapping around the two faces, a smaller one behind, all in gold togidashi and kinpun with red and silver togidashi details, the eyes in relief

Signed in a red reserve: Shiomi Masanari

7.9 cm

Provenance: 

Roger Weston, Chicago

MR1941