A rare black lacquer two-case inro By Shiomi Masanari, late 18th/early 19th century
Lot 34Y
A rare black lacquer two-case inro By Shiomi Masanari, late 18th/early 19th century
Sold for £11,250 (US$ 18,643) inc. premium
Auction Details
A rare black lacquer two-case inro By Shiomi Masanari, late 18th/early 19th century A rare black lacquer two-case inro By Shiomi Masanari, late 18th/early 19th century
Lot Details
A rare black lacquer two-case inro
By Shiomi Masanari, late 18th/early 19th century
Of very broad form, bearing a roiro and mura-nashiji ground, lacquered with two boatmen struggling on a shore to tow a ferry-boat transporting four passengers, as they pass an overhanging pine tree, in gold and coloured togidashi, the interior of black lacquer with kinji edges, signed Shiomi Masanari; with partly-lacquered ivory ojime.
11.8cm (4 5/8in) wide.

Footnotes

  • 川渡り舟図蒔絵印籠 銘「鹽見政誠」 18世紀後期/19世紀前期

    Provenance: P. Adam collection, sold at Glendining & Co. Ltd., London, 1936.
    Purchased at Glendining & Co., Ltd., London in 1953.
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