Project Description

Three-case Black Lacquer Inro for the New Year

Decorated in makie with a mikan orange, kadomatsu pine and a New Year decoration. The cord runners have an unusual decoration of plum blossoms, probably gold foil embedded within the lacquer. The top and bottom are of nashiji, the top with a stylised cloud pattern

Copper ojime in the form of a Bizen tokkuri with Daikoku on two sides. The signature on the silver tablet illegible

Unsigned. 19th century

Height 6.1cm