Turtle Inro with Sake Cup Netsuke, 1800s
Turtle Inro with Sake Cup Netsuke
Carved wood and ivory, held together by silk thread and a bead
3 x 9.7 x 6.4 cm (1 3/16 x 3 13/16 x 2 1/2 inches)
Signature / Inscription / Marks
The cup is inscribed on the interior with three characters and on the exterior with a text, probably of a poem; signed on the base.
Gift of Richard and Inge Chafee in memory of Francis H. Chafee
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