Ordering number : F11115
Inro : Mei (signature) : Mumei (unsigned)
Netsuke: Mei (signature) : Tomokazu
Inro : H 8.76 cm x W 4.86 cm x D 2.35 cm
( H 3.44 inches x W 1.91 inches x D 0.92 inches)
Netsuke :H 3.95 cm x W 3.62 cm x D 2.58 cm
( H 1.55 inches x W 1.42 inches x D 1.01 inches)
Jidai(era) : After Meiji period.
Special feature : There is Landscape with gold Makie.
The Netsuke is monkeys design.
At he beginning, Inro was used as a tool to keep one’s
seal and vermilion inkpad inside. But the early Edo period, it changed to
carry some medicines. In travel, it became necessaries regardless of the
man and woman. A lot of Inro consists of the group of a small box from 3
to 4 steps. Several kinds of regular medicines were subdivided here.
As the Edo period neared its end, inro became increasingly decorative
and popular as fashionable accesories.
In the box
AOI estimation paper