A gold lacquer unusual four-case inro
By Mototada, 19th century
In the shape of an oi (a Yamabushi priest's travelling pack), of slightly-domed and curved rectangular form, bearing a fundame ground with a simulated basketwork and wood structure and with trailing ivy on both sides in gold and slight-coloured takamakie, the corners strengthened with silver and interior of nashiji, signed Mototada with kao.
- Please note that the estimate for this lot should read £10,000-15,000.
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