London, South Kensington
18 July 2002
A four-case inro
signed Chohei in gold hiramakie on the underside, late 18th/early 19th Century
decoration in red and gold lacquer, lead and shell ona roiro-nuri ground; compartments and risers black lacquer; rims gold lacquer, with a flock of stylised cranes flying down from one side to the other -- 3 x 2 3/16in. (7.6 x 5.5cm.),
Provenance: Edward Gilbertson collection (3365)
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