A rare green lacquer three-case inro By Yamada Jokasai, 19th century
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A rare green lacquer three-case inro By Yamada Jokasai, 19th century
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A rare green lacquer three-case inro By Yamada Jokasai, 19th century A rare green lacquer three-case inro By Yamada Jokasai, 19th century A rare green lacquer three-case inro By Yamada Jokasai, 19th century A rare green lacquer three-case inro By Yamada Jokasai, 19th century
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A rare green lacquer three-case inro
By Yamada Jokasai, 19th century
Of slender upright form, lacquered and inlaid with two kozuka and a kogai, variously decorated with flying chidori, insects and wild flowers including kikyo and wind-swept pampas grass, in gold, silver and coloured takamakie with rich aogai inlay, the interior of black lacquer with matt-gold-lacquered risers, bearing the original Michael Tomkinson collector's label, signed Jokasai.
10.5cm (4⅛in) high.

Footnotes

  • 笄に小柄図蒔絵印籠 銘「常嘉斎」 19世紀

    Provenance: Michael Tomkinson collection, no.1105.
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