Inrô and NESTUKE from KAZUNO /
EDO TIME 1603-1868 NURI(lacquer) and RADEN(with shell) technique.
INRÔ H6,50cm W 5cm D 2cm
NETSUKE /Hirsch H4cm W 7cm D 2cm
NETSUKE/ glass beads H2cm D 2m
Worn by Japanese elite (bushi), mainly men, as an accessory on the belt. This inrô was used to store tobacco.
The inrô was initially used to store red stamping ink. From the Edo period onwards, it was mainly used to store medicine.