Description A standard (oblong) grey lacquer three case inro. On one side a snow-covered "yabukoji" in "hiramakie" in gold with berries in applied carnelain on a grey lacquer round. On the other side a pine branch with a pine cone in gold. Inscribed in gold near the pine tree and a red seal. Inscribed on the bottom of the lower case with the inro artist's name. The interior of red lacquer and "fundame." The cord channels are external. Together with a carved ivory netsuke seal of a "shishi" on a ball all on a rectangular platform.
|11/08/1979||Examination||examined for condition|
Provenance William T. / Henry Walters Collection, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Inscriptions [Designer] Hoitsu hitsu; [Seal] Keikyo; [Signature] Yoyusai; [Translation] After the design of Hoitsu
Credit Acquired by William T. or Henry Walters
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