artemisdreaming: “ Inro silhouette design, Japan Inro Koma Yasumasa Japan Late - century Wood, black and gold togiadashie lacquer Museum no.uk Inro showing performing figures seen through a shoji (paper sliding.
Inro: Because traditional Japanese robes lacked pockets, objects were often carried by hanging them from the obi, or sash, in containers. The type known as inrō were suitable for carrying anything small. The British Museum.
Inrô - a Gourd Vine by Koma Yasutada Period: Edo period this one century Japan of gold-colored lacquer, gold leaf, and gold foil on red lacquer; Fastener (ojime): metal with design of flowers and insects; Netsuke -ivory and lacquer carved Noh dancer