A small black lacquer four-case inro
By Shibata Zeshin (1807-1891), Meiji Period
Decorated with chidori flying over stormy waves, in seigaiha and jakago on a seidonuri ground, with details rendered in gold and red takamakie, the interior of plain roiro lacquer; signed in an oval reserve Zeshin; with nunobukuro (brocade storage bag) and double wood storage boxes. 5.6cm (2in). (3).
- Please note that there is a provenance to this lot as follows:
Provenance: collection of Baron Takei Morimasa, 1917, illustrated and published in Volume 5, sec.3, no.4