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Carved Jade Necklace - Circle of Life - OOAK - Translucent Nephrite Jade

Two-case inro made from cinnabar lacquer finely carved with a continuous scene of pheasants amongst prunus and rockwork against a geometric floral ground, all under a band of clouds; accompanied by matching cinnabar ojime depicting an immortal on a crane and a manju netsuke well-carved in high relief with sages and attendants under a pine tree; signed Murakio with kakihan; Meiji (1868-1912); Japan. 2.25 inches (5.72 cm) long; 2.9 inches (7.37 cm) wide.