A Gold Lacquer Five-Case Inrō Edo period (1615-1868), 19th century Of rounded rectangular profile with applied cord-runners, decorated in gold, aokin, and colored hiramaki-e and takamaki-e with the kankodori theme, a cockerel perched atop a large drum by flowering prunus, a hen and chicks on the reverse by rocks, bamboo, and a stream, the interiors gold nashiji, the rims gold fundame, signed on the base Kakyōsai saku 3 3/4 x 1 3/4 x 7/8in (9.4 x 4.6 x 1cm)
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