A gold lacquer four-case inro 19th century
Lot 33Y
A gold lacquer four-case inro 19th century
Sold for £1,750 (US$ 2,996) inc. premium
Auction Details
A gold lacquer four-case inro 19th century
Lot Details
A gold lacquer four-case inro
19th century
Decorated in gold takamakie and hiramakie, sumi-e and gold kirikane with a three-clawed dragon emerging from crashing waves enveloped in black clouds and mist, ascending towards heaven, Mount Fuji in the distance, the dragon's body and whiskers inlaid in mother-of-pearl and the flames issuing from its body of ivory, the interior of rich nashiji, unsigned. 8.4cm (3¼in).

Footnotes

  • 富士に龍図蒔絵螺鈿印籠 無銘 19世紀

    Provenance: purchased at Glendining & Co. Ltd., London in 1955.
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