Case (Inrô) with Design of Lute and Maple Leaves Japan Edo period (1615–1868) Date19th century MediumCase: powdered gold (maki-e), colored and black lacquer, and gold leaf on lightly grooved wood; Fastener (ojime): glass; Toggle (netsuke): gold and colored lacquer on black lacquer with design of tobacco leaves in mother-of-pearl inlay Very unusual !!!
Case (Inrô) with Design of Eulalia Grass and Deer Period: Edo period (1615–1868) Date: 19th century Culture: Japan Medium: Case: powdered gold (maki-e), gold, silver, and gold foil on black lacquer with shell inlay; Fastener (ojime): white agate; Toggle (netsuke): ivory carved in the shape of an eagle catching a fox
Case (Inrô) with Design of Long-Haired Turtles (obverse); Stork with Pine Sprigs (reverse) Date: 19th–20th century Culture: Japan Medium: Lacquer, nashiji, gold, blue, black and red hiramakie, takamakie, inlaid eye; Interior: nashiji and fundame