Two early black lacquer inro The second by Bunzan, both 17th century
Lot 2
Two early black lacquer inro The second by Bunzan, both 17th century
Sold for £750 (US$ 1,260) inc. premium
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Two early black lacquer inro The second by Bunzan, both 17th century Two early black lacquer inro The second by Bunzan, both 17th century
Lot Details
Two early black lacquer inro
The second by Bunzan, both 17th century
The first of four cases, lacquered and inlaid with farm workers trudging home, carrying bundles of brushwood on their heads, in gold and slight-coloured takamakie and inlaid aogai, the interior of black lacquer, unsigned, 6.4cm (2½in), with coral ojime; the second of two cases, unusually decorated on one side with several horses and on the other with a flock of cranes and the inscription Kyuko in gold and coloured takamakie, signed Bunzan with kao, 5.6cm (2¼in). (2).

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  • 蒔絵螺鈿印籠 二点 (薪を担ぐ農民図、鶴に馬図) 17世紀

    Provenance: the first purchased at Glendining & Co. Ltd., London in 1953: the second purchased at Glendining & Co. Ltd., London in 1959.
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