Project Description

Wood three case inro in the form of a turtle 

Naturalistically carved, the feet providing the cord runners, the eyes inlaid in dark horn

Unsigned. Circa 1850

10.5 cm long

Information: 

For a discussion of this type of inro,probably offered as 60th birthday gifts, see E. & H. Kress in INSJ, 38/4 (winter 2019), pp. 47-51

MR2462