A Shibayama-inlaid gold lacquer four-case inro By Shokasai and Shibayama, late 19th century
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A Shibayama-inlaid gold lacquer four-case inro By Shokasai and Shibayama, late 19th century
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A Shibayama-inlaid gold lacquer four-case inro By Shokasai and Shibayama, late 19th century A Shibayama-inlaid gold lacquer four-case inro By Shokasai and Shibayama, late 19th century
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A Shibayama-inlaid gold lacquer four-case inro
By Shokasai and Shibayama, late 19th century
Of lenticular form, the kinji ground with clouds of mura-nashiji, lacquered and inlaid with a continuous scene of Narihira mounted on horseback, viewing Mount Fuji, his attendant on the reverse, in gold and slight-coloured takamakie with ivory details, the interior of nashiji, signed for the lacquer Shokasai and for the inlay Shibayama; with pierced ivory ojime.
8.5cm (3⅜in).

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  • 在原業平富士見図蒔絵象牙象嵌印籠 銘 「松花斎」「芝山」 19世紀後期
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