Three black lacquer inro 18th/19th century
Lot 20
Three black lacquer inro 18th/19th century
Sold for £937 (US$ 1,477) inc. premium

Lot Details
Three black lacquer inro 18th/19th century Three black lacquer inro 18th/19th century Three black lacquer inro 18th/19th century Three black lacquer inro 18th/19th century Three black lacquer inro 18th/19th century Three black lacquer inro 18th/19th century Three black lacquer inro 18th/19th century Three black lacquer inro 18th/19th century
Three black lacquer inro
18th/19th century
The first a saya inro bearing a roiro ground and lacquered with a nightingale flying over wild flowers in gold hiramakie, the saya containing a black-lacquered four-case inro, unsigned, 9.8cm (3 7/8in); the second of three cases, lacquered with a night scene of trees in mist, in usu-e-nashiji, unsigned, 7.6cm (3in); with a cast-metal ojime, signed Koku; and lacquered kagamibuta; the third of four cases, black ishime lacquer, with various insects in gold takamakie, signed Kajikawa, 8.7cm (3½in); with cast-metal ojime. (3).

Footnotes

  • 蒔絵鞘印籠 一点 (夜鳴鶯図)
    蒔絵印籠 二点 (霧夜図、昆虫図) 
    18/19世紀

    Provenance: the first purchased at Glendining & Co. Ltd., London in 1947; the third item purchased at Glendining & Co. Ltd., London in 1958.
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