Inro - gilded wood - Rare inro with a large mouse and a small cat in raised gold takamakie-lacquer by Yoyusai - Japan - Late Edo period

Description
Inro - gilded wood - Rare inro with a large mouse and a small cat in raised gold takamakie-lacquer by Yoyusai - Japan - Late Edo period
Very good condition, see description - 28×50×96 mm

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.

Lot details
Object
Inro
Technique
Maki-e
Material
gilded wood
Period
Late Edo period
Region/ Country of origin
Japan
Artist/ Maker
signed Yoyusai
Title of artwork
Rare inro with a large mouse and a small cat in raised gold takamakie-lacquer by Yoyusai
Condition
Very good condition, see description
Dimensions
28×50×96 mm
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