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Inro, F2012.62

Physical Description

Four case inro with omen. Inro - black lacquer with various mon (family crests) depicted in gold takamakiye. Rectangular in shape; both ends slightly convex. Oval in cross-section. Brown cord threaded through the four corners and through metal ojime. Ojime irregular in shape, in form of a frog or crocodile-like creature.

Provenance

Locality,
Buncho period, 1861-1909. Mon (family crests) identified by L.R.C. Value assigned £150

Measurements

Maximum dimensions (H x W x D): 365 x 52 x 17mm

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