A rare lacquer rabbit-shaped single-case inro After Shibata Zeshin, Meiji/Taisho Period
Lot 168*
A rare lacquer rabbit-shaped single-case inro After Shibata Zeshin, Meiji/Taisho Period
Sold for £9,600 (US$ 16,135) inc. premium
Auction Details
A rare lacquer rabbit-shaped single-case inro After Shibata Zeshin, Meiji/Taisho Period
Lot Details
A rare lacquer rabbit-shaped single-case inro
After Shibata Zeshin, Meiji/Taisho Period
In the form of a captured rabbit hanging upside down, its legs tightly bound, the brown lacquer ground with fine hair in black hiramakie and piebald patches of gold lacquer, the eyes inlaid and the interior of nashiji, inscribed Zeshin zo; with partly-lacquered wood netsuke of a seated drunken man, unsigned; with wood storage box.
12.7cm (5in) high. (2).

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  • 兎形蒔絵とんこつ 銘「是眞造」 明治時代/大正時代
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