Project Description

Soetsu style 3-case lacquer inro 

Decorated over a worn roiro-nashiji ground with an oi? on one side and sutra scroll on the other beneath a vine, with inlaid elements of pewter and raden

Unsigned.  Circa 1700

Height: 5.4 cm

The nashiji pleasingly worn.  Some shell lost or replaced. Old restoration to top and bottom rims


Soame Jenyns Collection


An old label suggests that this was in the Behrens collection