A four-case gold lacquer inro By Shiomi Masanari, Edo period (19th century). Rendered in silver, gold, black and red togidashi maki-e against a kinji ground with two rats, the case interiors black lacquer with fundame edges; signed Shiomi Masanari; fitted with a hardstone bead ojime and a wood netsuke of a rat on a mokugyo (drum), signed Kazunobu
A five-case roiro-nuri ground inro by Kajikawa Meiji period, late 19th century decorated in gold, silver and iro-e hiramaki-e and kirigane with a rooster perched on a blossoming tree gazing down at a snake coiled around a lower branch, signed Kajikawa; with ivory netsuke of a shishi seated on a high plinth, signed Masamitsu and silvered ojime, wood storage box 10 cm long
aleyma: Hara Yoyusai, Inro with squid, shells, and a crab netsuke, early 19th century (source). http://24.media.tumblr.com/tumblr_m1tf4bV4kc1qbwdm8o1_500.jpg
A four case lacquer inro with hiramiaki-e and takamaki-e decoration of sacred tortoise "Minogamé" emerging from the banks of a river. One side depicting the creature in full, beneath the reeds of a rock strewn shore, on the other side we see his mate clamoring over a rocky outcropping to join him. Signed Nobutomi. Early 19th Century.
Inro, Ojime, Netsuke, mid-19th century Costume/clothing accessory/waistwear, Sheath (saya) inro with design of Choryo and Kosekiko in gold takamakie on togidashi; wood and ivory gourd ojime; ivory netsuke of karasu tengu