Three-Case Inro, Netsuke and Ojime

This black-ground inro is decorated with fish, which is one of the eight Buddhist symbols, representing the emancipation of the Buddhist mind.

Attributed to Nomura Chohei or his school
The Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Neil B. Ivory

Maki-e lacquer on wood, mother of pearl, sharkskin glass, silk, amber, metal fittings
7.9 x 7.8 x 2.6 cm
1983.Ee.5
© The Montreal Museum of Fine Arts


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