A gold lacquer and metal-inlaid five-case inro
By Seiken and Hamano Noriyuki/Kuzui, 19th century
Bearing a kinji ground, lacquered with pine trees, rocks and a waterfall in gold takamakie and togidashi with kirikane highlights, finely inlaid with Jurojin and a deer in gold, copper and shakudo takazogan, an attendant in similar style on the reverse and the interior of nashiji, signed for the lacquer Seiken saku, and for the metalwork Noriyuki; with mixed-metal ojime of a shojo seated, holding a sakazuki over his head, signed in a silver tablet Isso.
9.2cm (3 5/8in).
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