Inrō - Mandarin Ducks
Inrō - Mandarin Ducks
Inrō - Mandarin Ducks

Inrō - Mandarin Ducks

A five-case inrō depicting a group of mandarin ducks. To the front, a male sits upon the bank looking down at a female duck below, her head turned looking back. The male’s wings and the female’s body are in gold foil. Reeds line the bank, with a selection of leaves rendered in aogai. To the verso, a lone male looks on at the scene unfolding to the front. The design is set against a brown sprinkled gold ground.

Circa 1850

Signed, Kajikawa with a red pot seal.

Height: 9cm

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