Two early lacquer four-case inro 17th century
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Two early lacquer four-case inro 17th century
Sold for £1,250 (US$ 2,098) inc. premium
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Two early lacquer four-case inro 17th century Two early lacquer four-case inro 17th century Two early lacquer four-case inro 17th century
Lot Details
Two early lacquer four-case inro
17th century
The first of gold lacquer, decorated with a continuous design of a horse, seen from the rear, tethered to a spreading pine tree, in gold takamakie with kirikane highlights, the interior of nashiji, unsigned, 7cm (2¾in); the second of gold-sprinkled red lacquer, each side with an irregular sunken panel of roiro lacquered with a Chinese old man fishing and a boy in a boat, in gold takamakie, the interior of nashiji; unsigned. 6.4cm (2½in). (2).

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  • 蒔絵印籠 二点 (魚釣り老人図、馬に松図) 17世紀

    Provenance: the second purchased at Glendining & Co. Ltd., London in 1952.
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