EDO TIME 1603-1868. NURI(lacquer) and RADEN(with shell) technique.
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.
INRÔ H 6,50cm W 5cm D 2cm
NETSUKE H 2cm D 4,50cm
The string is not original. Please enjoy arranging it with your own favorite string.