Inrō with backpacks
Collection Eduard Fuchs, acquired between 1912-1925 and in his possession until 1933; 25.10.1933 confiscation by the Gestapo; forced sale (payment of Reichsfluchtsteuer) 1937 by his daughter Gertraud Fuchs: auction Auktionshaus Rudolph Lepke Berlin, catalogue 2115 - on 15. 10 and on 16.10.1937 this small sculpture was auctioned under no. 301: "INRO: Braun und Goldlack, vierteilig, Rückentragen in Goldlack. 9 cm. Japan. (Beschädigt). Abbildung Tafel 11".
According to the annotated Lepke catalogue (Art History Library, The Hague), auctioned by the art dealer Hanns Krenz (Nettelbeckstraße 7/8, Berlin - Schöneberg), who specialised in East Asianica, for RM 14 (estimated price: RM 40). The copy of the minutes of the auction 2115 at the Reichskammer für bildende Künste notes in typewritten form the buyer "Krenz" and confirms the price of 14,- RM (Landesarchiv Berlin, A Rep. 243-04 Reichskammer für bildende Künste - Landesleitung Berlin); whereabouts unknown