Inro - Lacquer - Chrysanthemum flowers - Japan - 19th century

Description
Inro - Lacquer - Chrysanthemum flowers - Japan - 19th century
Good condition, see description - 2×4×7 cm

The imprinted cage is a small lacquer ware box. It became a samurai ornament on the waist in the Edo period. The barrel is divided into 5 sections, and can contain some copper plates or seals. Because Japanese kimonos have no pockets, this is very unique. Ingenious design, this golden seal cage is used by the Japanese royal family, because the decoration on the Japanese royal coat of arms is chrysanthemum "sixteen petals and eight chrysanthemum patterns". The folks can only wear it during major events, so this golden daisy cage It is a symbol of the Japanese royal family, and the chrysanthemum is also a national symbol of Japan. It is really a very gorgeous accessory. It has a small crack but does not affect the overall shape. It is also in good condition.

Lot details
Object
Inro
Material
Lacquer
Period
19th century
Region/ Country of origin
Japan
Title of artwork
Chrysanthemum flowers
Condition
Good condition, see description
Dimensions
2×4×7 cm
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