A four-case inrō depicting a sarumawashi (monkey trainer) with his monkey dressed as a sambaso dancer holding a rattle. The design is rendered in togidashi and hiramaki-e with aogai embellishments to the monkey’s hat and sarumawashi’s hat, trousers and shoes. The design is set against a greenish-silver mottled ground.
Signed to the base, Shoami Masatsuna
Shoami Masatsuna, a descendant of the Masanari school, is a little-recorded artist (I have located two inrō signed under this name). One must presume that most of his output was signed Shoami Masanari.
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