A brown lacquer four-case inro 18th century
Lot 12
A brown lacquer four-case inro 18th century
Sold for £1,000 (US$ 1,699) inc. premium
Auction Details
A brown lacquer four-case inro 18th century A brown lacquer four-case inro 18th century A brown lacquer four-case inro 18th century
Lot Details
A brown lacquer four-case inro
18th century
Bearing a rich dark tan ground, lacquered with four cha-ire (tea-jars) in partly-open brocade bags, lacquered in gold and coloured takamakie with profuse aogai inlay, the interior of nashiji, unsigned; with peach-stone ojime, carved with 'The Seven Sages of the Bamboo Grove'; and a wood manju netsuke, lacquered with a tortoise in a stream, signed Ryusai with kakihan.
8.2cm (3¼in).

Footnotes

  • 茶入図蒔絵螺鈿印籠 無銘 18世紀

    Provenance: purchased at Glendining & Co. Ltd., London in 1953.
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