Two lacquer inro The second by the Kajikawa Family, both 19th century
Lot 45
Two lacquer inro The second by the Kajikawa Family, both 19th century
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Two lacquer inro The second by the Kajikawa Family, both 19th century Two lacquer inro The second by the Kajikawa Family, both 19th century
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Two lacquer inro
The second by the Kajikawa Family, both 19th century
Comprising a single-case inro of rare birch-bark, decorated with in gold and slight-coloured takamakie with a cuckoo flying beneath a crescent moon inlaid in silver, with a four-line poem at the reverse, unsigned, 9.3cm (3¾in); the second a wood three-case inro simply lacquered in gold takamakie with a waka poem eulogising Mount Fuji, signed Kajikawa with kakihan; 7.8cm (3in). (2).

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  • 樺樹皮蒔絵印籠 (霍公鳥に和歌図) 一点 
    木製蒔絵印籠 (和歌図) 一点
    19世紀 
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