Kanshosai

Lacquer

A fine lacquer inro tansu containing a collection of ten inro, the outer case decorated with snow crystal shaped panels with scenes from the Tale of Genji, on a nashiji ground and applied with gilt shakudo mounts, signed Kanshosai saku, the interior with two drawers, each inscribed with the contents, the title and artist of each inro.
17.0 x 24.7 x 19.0cm.
With wood storage box inscribed Kanshosai saku, Nashiji yukiwa Genji makie inro tansu (inro cabinet with scenes from the Tale of Genji in snow crystal panel on nashiji ground)
The inro late 18th and 19th century. Ex Baron Takei Collection. 

Stock ref: 4042

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