An inlaid gold lacquer four-case inro By Shokasai and Shibayama, late 19th century
Lot 39Y
An inlaid gold lacquer four-case inro By Shokasai and Shibayama, late 19th century
Sold for £1,375 (US$ 2,308) inc. premium
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An inlaid gold lacquer four-case inro By Shokasai and Shibayama, late 19th century An inlaid gold lacquer four-case inro By Shokasai and Shibayama, late 19th century
Lot Details
An inlaid gold lacquer four-case inro
By Shokasai and Shibayama, late 19th century
Of lenticular form, bearing a kinji and lacquered with Jurojin and his deer standing beside an overhanging pine tree beneath clouds, the reverse with a small boy attendant and a crane, in gold takamakie with details of e-nashiji, kirikane and inlaid ivory, the interior of nashiji, signed for the lacquer Shokasai and for the inlay Shibayama; with ivory ojime in the form of a mokugyo.
8.2cm (3¼in) high.

Footnotes

  • 寿老人と唐子図蒔絵象牙象嵌印籠 銘「松花斎」「芝山」 19世紀後期

    Provenance: purchased at Sotheby's London in 1949.
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