A lacquer four-case small oval inro
By the Kajikawa Family, 19th century
Decorated on the usu-nashiji ground in gold hiramakie, iroe-takamakie and sumie-togidashi with one oni fallen to the ground with shock as Shoki, his nemesis, comes to life from a large painting, his two companions shown on the reverse already fleeing in fear, the interior of rich nashiji, signed Kajikawa saku with tsubo-shaped seal Ei, with bone ojime. 7.6cm (3in) high.
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