Japanese Inro, Landscapes

Inro, Japanese, late 18th century. Black lacquer on wood with inlaid mother-of-pearl and gold leaf. Decorated with blue-green and purplish mother-of-pearl and gold leaf, designs of landscapes and pavilions with Chinese style figures. Technique is sometimes called "lacque burgautee," or referred to as "Somada" type lacquer. Plaited purple silk cord. Formerly in the Alexander G. Mosle collection.
Additional Information: inro; box; Asian; figures
Category Other - Arts and Antiques
Reference Number 00849
Maker/Artist Japan
Materials Lacquer; wood inlay; mother of pearl; gold leaf
Measurements 10.20 x 3.20 x 2.50 cm
Time Period Late 18th Century


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