Three case inro. With the thunder god painting his drum, a priest's staff, fireman's clappers and a pouch with an inscription. Made of black lacquered wood. Signature.
- Made in: Japan
- Height: 6 centimetres
- Length: 6.9 centimetres
Inscription CommentUmekawa saku
Inscription TransliterationHi no yojin
Inscription CommentIn gold, red, and black level makie.
17 February 2006
Reason for treatment
Remove mould assess items for further work, advise on storage.
The object has suffered from being stored in an high RH% environment. Many objects in the store have developed mould on the surface.
The object was cleaned using a low suction vacuum cleaner and a soft brush.
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Object reference number: JCR10263
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