Antique Japanese lacquered Inro Meiji period 1868 -1912. Antique 19th Century Japanese lacquer Inro Meiji Period. Antique 19th century Meiji period , Japanese five-case, dark brown - lacquered Inro with finely carved flower heads. An Inro is a small portable case with several compartments. Originally used for holding medicine or other small items, they became a part of traditional Japanese male costume.
MEASUREMENTS: Height: 8.3 cm (3 1/4 in). Width: 5.1cm (2 in). CONDITION: Damaged - chipped lacquer in several places.
REFERENCES: A very similar Inro is in a, collection of the Pitt Rivers Museum, of the University of Oxford in Oxford, England. All items are guaranteed to be authentic antiques, and not reproductions.All our artifacts are accompanied by a Certificate of Authenticity. Canadian buyers please note: We are required to charge HST or GST on all orders mailed to Canadian destinations. Our business HUNDRED & ONE ANTIQUES is based on a long family tradition of collecting fine European and Oriental Antiques and Art, with a special interest in Antique Arms and Armour. We have been involved in antique trading since 1970. Welcome and thank you for visiting. The item "Antique Japanese lacquer Inro Meiji period 19th century Japan" is in sale since Saturday, January 2, 2021.
This item is in the category "Antiques\Asian Antiques\Japan\Boxes". The seller is "eclecticmuseum" and is located in Ontario. This item can be shipped worldwide.