Project Description

Three case Black Lacquer Inro with Carp by Tomoyoshi

Decorated over a sparse roiro-nashiji ground with a carp on each side inlaid in tortoise-shell

Signed Tomoyoshi (Chogi/Chobei). Circa 1850

7.3 cm

Mixed metal spherical ojime


An old loose slip inside compares with an inro in the Behrens collection, no. 676, illustrated on plate XXXV of the Joly catalogue