ANTIQUE JAPANESE FIVE CASE LACQUER INRO WITH ISLAND SCENE
Early 19th century
Height: 3½ inches / 8.9 cm
Width: 2 inches / 5.1 cm
Stock number: 856763/0121
An early 19th century Japanese nashjji sprinkled roiro (black) ground five case inro decorated in takamakie (high relief), hiramakie (low relief), hirame (flat gold flakes) as well as silver and gold nashiji with boats on an island beach. The island with pavilions and pine trees. The risers in dense nashiji. Green glass ojime.
Rubbing to high spot on reverse