Three inro of unusual materials 19th century
Lot 235
Three inro of unusual materials 19th century
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Three inro of unusual materials 19th century Three inro of unusual materials 19th century Three inro of unusual materials 19th century Three inro of unusual materials 19th century Three inro of unusual materials 19th century
Lot Details
Three inro of unusual materials
19th century
The first of four cases, formed of stitched cherry-bark, lacquered in gold and silver takamakie, partly simulating pewter with a standing crane and a young pine tree, unsigned, 8.9cm (3½in); the second of three cases, formed from coconut shell, carved in relief with a continuous scene of two ospreys, one perched on a rock above waves while the other dives down towards the turbulent water, unsigned, 8.2cm (3¼in), with a tsuishu-lacquer manju netsuke carved in relief with karako at play among trees; the third of porcelain, of four cases, covered with a mottled brown glaze and the bottom case gold-lacquered with breaking Korin-style waves, unsigned, 6cm (2⅜in); with cloisonné enamel ojime. (3).

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  • 鶴に松図桜樹皮印籠 一点
    鷹図ココナッツ殻印籠 一点
    波図磁器印籠 一点 
    19世紀
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