A lacquer four-case inro Late 18th century
Lot 18
A lacquer four-case inro Late 18th century
Sold for £562 (US$ 944) inc. premium
Auction Details
A lacquer four-case inro Late 18th century
Lot Details
A lacquer four-case inro
Late 18th century
The sparse nashiji ground decorated in gold and slight-coloured takamakie and gold togidashi with a humorous scene of Shoki the demon-queller emerging from behind a rock wielding a sword, as a cheeky oni dangles a yajirobe (balancing toy) in front of him, the interior of nashiji, unsigned. 7.7cm (3in) high.

Footnotes

  • 鍾馗に鬼図蒔絵印籠 無銘 18世紀後期

    Provenance: W. W. Winkworth collection.
    Purchased in 1949.
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