An amber two-case inro
Lot 3077
A group of two inro
Sold for US$ 463 inc. premium
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Lot Details
A group of two inro
The first a translucent amber-hued matrix carved with a horned demon (oni) (interior with seal paste residue) with a wood double-gourd ojime and an unusual mammoth tooth toggle; the second a gilt and black lacquer rectangular four-case inro Kajikawa School, 19th Century, with a tethered stallion reversed by a monkey in the guise of a manzai dancer, signed Kajikawa-saku with a banded orange glass ojime.
2 3/4in length of first;
2 1/8in length of second
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