A FOUR-CASE INRO, SIGNED CHIKANAO WITH KAO
EDO PERIOD, 18TH CENTURY
decorated in gold, silver and black hiramaki-e, takamaki-e, hirame and nashiji on a black ground, with a woodcutter seated beside his wood bundles, a waterfall beneath pines behind, nashiji interiors, fundame rims
7.1 cm, 2 3/4 in.
Collection of Gustav Detring (1842-1913) and/or Constantin von Hanneken (1854-1925), and thence by descent.