A rare multi-coloured lacquer four-case inro
By the Kajikawa Family, 19th century
Of lobed form, lacquered on both sides with ten horizontal, narrow bands of formal designs, including asa-no-ha, shippo, formalised waves, flying ho-o birds, and peony blooms among karakusa, divided by bands of red and black lacquer, the top with a narrow panel lacquered with a dragon and the base with further formal designs, all in gold, red, black, brown and grey takamakie, the interior of kinji, signed Kajikawa saku.
9.8cm (3 7/8in).
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