A lacquer four-case inro By Choko/Nagataka, late 17th/early 18th century
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A lacquer four-case inro By Choko/Nagataka, late 17th/early 18th century
Sold for £750 (US$ 1,283) inc. premium
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A lacquer four-case inro By Choko/Nagataka, late 17th/early 18th century A lacquer four-case inro By Choko/Nagataka, late 17th/early 18th century
Lot Details
A lacquer four-case inro
By Choko/Nagataka, late 17th/early 18th century
Decorated in gold and iro-e takamakie and kirikane, one side with a woman pausing by the broken grille of a circular window of a thatched-roofed dwelling, staring at a large spider's web shown on the reverse, all above a bamboo fence, the interior of nashiji; signed Choko/Nagataka. 6.8cm (2 5/8in) high.

Footnotes

  • 蜘蛛の巣を見つめる美人図蒔絵印籠 長孝作 
    17世紀後期/18世紀前期

    Provenance: purchased at Sotheby's London in 1950.

    The artist is recorded by Edward A. Wrangham, The Index of Inro Artists, p.41.
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