A gold lacquer five-case inro
By Hirai Masatsune, 19th century
Of upright form, bearing a fundame ground, lacquered with two shishi among rocks with a waterfall flowing on one side to a turbulent stream below, in gold takamakie and togidashi with profuse highlights of kirikane, the interior of nashiji, signed Masatsune saku. 9.5cm (3¾in).
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