Project Description

Three-case Red Lacquer Inro with a Bear

The bear looking around the trunk of a flowering plum tree. The ground is of red lacquer intentionally rubbed down to the black lacquer beneath to produce a cloud effect. Some wear
Unsigned. Circa 1800
6.6 cm
Pierced silver ojime with flowers
Harriet Szechenyi collection, sold in her sale at Bonhams London, 8th November 2011, lot 273
Jonathan Shannon and Raymond Ross