Edo period, 17th century
Gold hiramaki-e on a black ground
6.5 x 8.5 x 2.9 cm
A fine and rare rectangular inro decorated with two deer beneath a maple tree; the reverse with pine trees.
The subject is a classical reference to Autumn, popular on early lacquerware.
Inro this antique are very rare, as the fashion for these accessories become in fashion during the 19th century.
Antique original inro for sale. Price on application. Please include item stock number: lacc-1215
Inventory Nr: 1215