Five-case lacquer inro By Kyuzan (18th century)
Lot 3025
Five-case lacquer inro By Kyuzan (18th century)
Sold for US$ 4,880 inc. premium
Auction Details
4-case black-lacquer inro with plum tree, manju netsuke
Lot Details
Five-case lacquer inro
By Kyuzan (18th century)
The lobed inro designed with an old blossoming plum tree in gold, red and black hiramakie with hirame highlights on a glossy roiro-nuri ground, the interiors nashiji and fundame, signed Kyuzan ga and sealed Mine; fitted with a glass bead ojime and a Shibayama-style manju netsuke decorated with a blossoming plum tree in gold lacquer and inlaid shell, signed Shibayama and Shozan and with kao
3in (7.6cm)

Footnotes

  • Provenance: Mizutani Hidejiro Collection, Kyoto

    Literature: Mizutani Hidejiro. Mizutani korekushon, inro no kenkyu (Kyoto: Hakusha, 1988), no. 107.
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