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Japanese Antique Gold Lacquer Inro

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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Lacquer: Pre 1900: Item # 832286
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Beautiful antique Japanese 5 piece inro (3 compartments), made of lacquered wood, raised gold lacquer with miniature scene of temples and pavilions in a mountain setting with rivers and lakes and Mt. Fuji in the distance, the scene is dotted with small rectangles of inlaid gold on which writing is sometimes still visible (presumably the name of the tempe or location), the interior is covered in a dense gold nishiji lacquer, Edo Period (late 18th/early 19th century). Size: 3 7/8" long x 1 3/4" wide