Kozan (Japan, born active mid-19th century) Inro; Ojime; Netsuke, 19th century Costume/clothing accessory/waistwear, Four-case inro; Shirabyoshi dancer in gold takamakie on gold fundame ground; coral bead ojime; ivory netsuke of Okame in umbrella
A three case lacquer inro worked in gold and coloured taka-maki-e, the temple bell decorated with tennin in flight, and tasseled cord on a roiro ground. Signed Jokasai. Length 9.6cm. Circa 1820. With ivory manju netsuke carved with a ho-o.