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Inro Gold Phoenix
Very interesting three boxes lacquer inro with a gold phoenix decor. The peculiarity of this item is its unusual round shape. The interior is in nashi-ji lacquer, the first compartment with Dual cases. The ojime is in hard stone. The netsuke, in carved polychrome wood, represents a Dutch holding a ball.
Inro Japan - End of the Edo period (1603-1868).
Height 0.8in - Diameter 3in