Inro | | Japan (made), Date: ca. 1750-1850 (made), Materials and Techniques: Polychrome carved lacquer
Japan (made) Date: 1865 (made) Artist/Maker: Shibata Zeshin, born 1807 - died 1891 (maker)
Inro | Toshihide | Japan (made), Date: ca. 1800-1850 (made), Artist/Maker: Toshihide (maker), Materials and Techniques: black, gold and red lacquer
梟鴉蒔絵印籠<br/>Inrō with Owl and Crows in Tree
Artist/Maker: Shibayama (maker), Materials and Techniques: Carved ivory, encrusted with horn, pearl-shell and gold
Inro | Shibata Zeshin | Japan (made), Date: 1865 (made), Artist/Maker: Shibata Zeshin, born 1807 - died 1891 (maker), Materials and Techniques: Gold, silver and black hiramakie and black seigahanuri lacquer on a gold lacquer ground
Inro, ca. 1775-1850 (made), Black lacquer ground inlaid with pearl-shell and gold foil. This inro is decorated with a dragon among stylised clouds on one side, and a pair of swallows in flight above foaming waves on the other. Both are framed and surrounded by diaper patterns at the sides, top and bottom of the inro. The decoration is carried out in small, thin iridescent pieces of pearl-shell and gold foil on a lustrous black lacquer ground in a style known as Somada.
葡萄蒔絵印籠 銘「樗平」 Inrō with Grapevine Artist: Nomura Choheisai (Japanese, active…