Japanese Inro, Peacock

Inro, Japan, Edo or Meiji period, 19th century. Inro of five compartments plus lid, purple braided cord. Low relief decoration of peacock on obverse, peony on reverse. Dominant color gold with inlay in peacock feathers of blue-green mother-of-pearl. Interior surfaces in Nashiji (aventurine lacquer) finish. Formerly in Alexander G. Mosle collection.
Additional Information: inro; box; Asian; peacock; flowers
Category Other - Arts and Antiques
Reference Number 00849
Maker/Artist Japan
Materials Lacquer; wood inlay; mother of pearl
Measurements 8.10 x 5.70 x 2.50 cm
Time Period 19th Century


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