Two unusual lacquer inro 18th century
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Two unusual lacquer inro 18th century
Sold for £750 (US$ 1,259) inc. premium
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Two unusual lacquer inro 18th century Two unusual lacquer inro 18th century Two unusual lacquer inro 18th century
Lot Details
Two unusual lacquer inro
18th century
The first of black lacquer, a single case of cylindrical form, decorated with a continuous karakusa design in silver and brass wire, the interior of black lacquer, unsigned, 10.1cm (4in); with bone ojime; the second a two-case inro of umimatsu, lacquered with wild flowers, partly inlaid in raden, unsigned, 7.9cm (3 1/8in); with shell-shaped ojime. (2).

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  • 円筒形漆塗印籠 一点 (唐草文様)
    木製蒔絵螺鈿印籠 一点 (撫子図)
    18世紀

    Provenance: the first from the W. L. Behrens collection, no.919, purchased at Sotheby's London in 1946: the second purchased at Glendining & Co. Ltd., London in 1951.
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