Inrō – Shishi and Pine
Inrō – Shishi and Pine

Inrō – Shishi and Pine

Regular price
Guide Price: £2,200.00
Sale price
£2,200.00

A wide-bodied two-case inrō. A shishi sits to the front, head down resting on its paws; less ferocious, it resembles a curled up pet dog. The body is covered with fine swirls of hair and the two eyes are inlaid, each in a different colour giving the shishi a slightly daft look. To the verso, a roundel of pine. The ground is rendered with dense orange and gold nashiji against black.

The internal risers are in the same finish as the ground, and the compartments in red lacquer. The top compartment has been split into two with a divider.

Signed - Tameyoshi and a red pot seal

1820-1840

Width – 7.4cm

Height – 6.1cm

Depth – 2.6cm

If you are interested in purchasing this netsuke you can contact me via the details below.

Phone or Whatsapp: +447534 423 803

Email: robert@willford-ja.co.uk 

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