A rare six piece inro decorated with a design of animals: a very large mouse treathening a small bob-tail cat in raised gold takamakie-lacquer in a landscape with peonies and rocks, on a gold leaf background. Signed at the bottom: Yōyūsai with a red kaō-sign (Hara Yōyūsai 1772–1845). An orange ojime-bead and a netsuke of a resting ox made of bone. In very nice original condition.
Inro: H. : 9,6 cm; W. : 5 cm; D. : 2,8 cm.
Netsuke: H. : 4,5 cm.
Lot will be carefully packed and sent by registered shipping.
Certificate of Authenticity will be added.
- gilded wood
- Late Edo period
- Region/ Country of origin
- Artist/ Maker
- signed Yoyusai
- Title of artwork
- Rare inro with a large mouse and a small cat in raised gold takamakie-lacquer by Yoyusai
- Very good condition, see description
- 28×50×96 mm