A gold lacquer three-case inro 19th century
Lot 76*
A gold lacquer three-case inro 19th century
Sold for £2,750 (US$ 4,316) inc. premium

Lot Details
A gold lacquer three-case inro 19th century A gold lacquer three-case inro 19th century
A gold lacquer three-case inro
19th century
After a design by Sakai Hoitsu, of square, rounded form, decorated on one side with a sarumawashi seated and holding the leash of his performing monkey, shown on the reverse, riding a hobby horse, all embellished in gold and red takamakie with discreet details highlighted in aogai and mother-of-pearl, reserved on a mura-nashiji ground, signed Oju Hoitsu with seal Bunsen and kao, with gold lacquer ojime and netsuke in the form of a natural gourd lacquered with a hotaru (firefly), signed Yo. 7cm (2¾in) high.

Footnotes

  • 猿回図蒔絵螺鈿印籠 銘「応需抱一筆(花押) 文詮(方印)」 19世紀
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