Three early lacquer inro 17th to 18th century
Lot 3
Three early lacquer inro 17th to 18th century
Sold for £750 (US$ 1,243) inc. premium
Auction Details
Three early lacquer inro 17th to 18th century Three early lacquer inro 17th to 18th century Three early lacquer inro 17th to 18th century Three early lacquer inro 17th to 18th century Three early lacquer inro 17th to 18th century
Lot Details
Three early lacquer inro
17th to 18th century
The first of four cases, lacquered in takamakie with the precincts of Kiyomizu-dera in Kyoto, unsigned, 9.2cm (3 5/8in); with a rare gilt-metal ojime in the form of a crab in a cave; the second of three cases, in the form of a tea jar in a brocade bag, decorated with dragon medallions, in gold and slight-coloured takamakie, unsigned, 7.9cm (3 1/8in); with bone ojime; the third a gold lacquer, four-case inro, with an eagle perched on a rock in takamakie, unsigned, 7cm (2¾in). (3).

Footnotes

  • 蒔絵印籠 三点 (清水寺図、茶入意匠、松枝に鷲図) 17-18世紀

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