A gold lacquer four-case inro By Shokasai, late 19th century
Lot 135*Y
A gold lacquer four-case inro By Shokasai, late 19th century
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A gold lacquer four-case inro By Shokasai, late 19th century A gold lacquer four-case inro By Shokasai, late 19th century
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A gold lacquer four-case inro
By Shokasai, late 19th century
Of lenticular form, bearing a kinji ground, lacquered with the rokkasen (six poets), in gold and slight-coloured takamakie, their faces of inlaid ivory, and details of e-nashiji, the interior of nashiji, signed for the lacquerwork Shokasai and for the inlay, Shibayama.
8.5cm (3 3/8in).

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  • 六歌仙図蒔絵印籠 銘「松花齋」「芝山」 19世紀後期
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