Inro with ojime and netsuke in form of shell

Made:
Japan

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Saoapstone inro, rectangular, with one compartment, pearl ojime, cornelian netsuke in the form of a shell, Japanese

Details

Category:
Asian Medicine
Object Number:
A642486
Materials:
complete, cornelian, pearl and soapstone
Measurements:
inro: 40 mm x 43 mm x 20 mm,
type:
ojime
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • container - receptacle
  • sagemono
credit:
Glendining