A carved wood three-case inro 19th century
Lot 42
A carved wood three-case inro 19th century
£1,200 - 1,500
US$ 2,000 - 2,500
Auction Details
A carved wood three-case inro 19th century
Lot Details
A carved wood three-case inro
19th century
Carved all over with a three-clawed dragon clutching a tama, emerging from turbulent water and swirling clouds, the foam on the waves inlaid in pale horn studs, the dragon inlaid in aogai with slight-red lacquer details, its tail shown on the reverse, unsigned; with a wood manju netsuke, carved in relief with a butterfly and kiku on a formal ground, signed Shinzan. 8.9cm (3½in) high.

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  • 龍図木彫螺鈿印籠 無銘 19世紀
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