A lacquer four-case inro By Koma Kyuhaku, 19th century
Lot 70*
A lacquer four-case inro By Koma Kyuhaku, 19th century
£3,000 - 4,000
US$ 5,000 - 6,700
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A lacquer four-case inro By Koma Kyuhaku, 19th century A lacquer four-case inro By Koma Kyuhaku, 19th century
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A lacquer four-case inro
By Koma Kyuhaku, 19th century
The usu-nashiji ground finely embellished in gold and iroe-takamakie with three Genroku-period entertainers, a flautist on one side playing the yokobue and her companion seated on the reverse with a tsutsumi, a third bijin holding a fan and leaning on a kyosoku (arm rest) listens attentively, with details highlighted in rich mura-nashiji, aogai and kirikane, the interior of nashiji; signed Koma Kyuhaku saku, with black glass bead ojime. 8.9cm (3½in) high.

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  • 女性芸人図蒔絵印籠 銘「古満休伯作」 19世紀
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