A roiro lacquer small four-case inro By Koma Kansai, 19th century
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A roiro lacquer small four-case inro By Koma Kansai, 19th century
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A roiro lacquer small four-case inro By Koma Kansai, 19th century A roiro lacquer small four-case inro By Koma Kansai, 19th century
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A roiro lacquer small four-case inro
By Koma Kansai, 19th century
Decorated with a design which is continuous on both sides, lacquered in black and gold shishiaimakie showing a boat drifting above waves rendered in seigaihai-nuri, loaded with young pine and takaramono, the myriad treasures associated with the 'Seven Gods of Good Fortune', with discreet details inlaid in aogai, the interior of rich nashiji, signed in gold lacquer Koma Kansai; with bone ojime in the form of Daruma doll, unsigned. 6.6cm (2 3/8in).

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  • 宝尽舟図蒔絵螺鈿印籠 銘「古満寛哉」 19世紀 

    Compare with an identical design by Shibata Zeshin on an inro, sold in these rooms, the Edward Wrangham Collection, part I, 9th November 2010, lot 286.
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