A gold lacquer and inlaid-metal four-case inro The metalwork by Shoraku, 18th century
Lot 248*Y
A gold lacquer and inlaid-metal four-case inro The metalwork by Shoraku, 18th century
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A gold lacquer and inlaid-metal four-case inro
The metalwork by Shoraku, 18th century
Of wide form, bearing a dense nashiji ground and inlaid with the junishi, the twelve cyclical animals in gold and silver takazogan, the interior of nashiji with kinji edges, signed on a metal tablet Shoraku; with an ivory netsuke of a groom trying to restrain a horse on an irregular base, unsigned.
6.9cm (2 5/8in).

Footnotes

  • 十二支図貼付彫金蒔絵印籠 銘「正楽」 18世紀 

    Published: Japanese Netsuke, Inro and Lacquerware, Eskenazi Ltd., London, 1986, no.33.
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