Inrō – Bird Resting in Autumn
Inrō – Bird Resting in Autumn
Inrō – Bird Resting in Autumn

Inrō – Bird Resting in Autumn

A two-case inrō depicting a chubby bird inlaid from various sections of shell, a glass eye and lacquered beak, perched on a tree branch in autumn, with nandina on the reverse and berries inlaid in coral. The risers are decorated with vegetation in chinkinbori. Both the style of the risers and the large shell inlays are typical of the artist Nomura Chohei, who worked between 1760–1810.

Circa 1780

Unsigned, attributed to Nomura Chohei

Width: 7.2 cm

Provenance

Hôtel Drouot, Paris, 1 December 1987

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