Takamaki-e with nashiji, gold and silver foil, and silver inlay on black lacquer; Interior: nashiji and fundame; Ojime: bead of inlaid metals and alloys; Netsuke: flowers, moon, and poem in gold lacquer on dark wood (signed: Designed by Hoitsu)
2 15/16 x 2 5/8 x 13/16 in. (7.5 x 6.6 x 2 cm)
The Howard Mansfield Collection, Purchase, Rogers Fund, 1936
Not on view
While the front of this inrō shows a solitary crow perched in a tree under a moonlit sky, the back shows a single bird at the foot of the same tree under a bright sun.
Signature: Senryu; Signature add: saku; made by Senryu (Senryu saku); netsuke: designed by Hoitsu