A rare three-case inro of pouch shape Attributed to Ogawa Haritsu (Ritsuo, 1663-1747), 18th century
Lot 208
A rare three-case inro of pouch shape Attributed to Ogawa Haritsu (Ritsuo, 1663-1747), 18th century
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Lot Details
A rare three-case inro of pouch shape
Attributed to Ogawa Haritsu (Ritsuo, 1663-1747), 18th century
In the form of an upright tabako-ire, the silver lacquer ground lacquered with scrolling flowerheads in gold, red and green hiramakie, and with green enamel mae kanagu, the top and reverse are of roughened brown lacquer simulating leather, and the interior is of nashiji, two cases divided in two parts, signed Ritsuo with seal Kan.
7cm (2¾in).

Footnotes

  • たばこ入れ形唐草文蒔絵印籠 銘「笠翁 觀(方印)」 18世紀

    Provenance: W.W. Behrens collection, no. 145, Catalogue, illus. pl.XXII.
    C.P. Peake collection.
    W.W. Winkworth collection.
    M.T. Hindson collection.
    Purchased from Eskenazi Ltd., London, 1975.
    Wrangham collection, no.1328.

    For a somewhat similar example, see Julia Hutt, Japanese Inro, p.51, fig.34.

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  • Please note that the text for this lot is that of lot 209 in the catalogue; the text on our website is correct.
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