A roiro lacquer four-case inro 19th century
Lot 77*
A roiro lacquer four-case inro 19th century
£2,500 - 3,000
US$ 4,100 - 5,000
Auction Details
A roiro lacquer four-case inro 19th century
Lot Details
A roiro lacquer four-case inro
19th century
The black lacquer ground with a sprinkling of hirame flakes, decorated in gold and slight-coloured takamakie, togidashi and kirikane with Ariwara no Narihira on horseback, on his 'Journey to the East', stopping to admire the beauty of a snow-capped Mount Fuji looming in the distance, the reverse with his two attendants standing by the water-front next to a large pine tree, the interior of nashiji, unsigned; with yellow glass bead ojime. 9.7cm (3¾in) high.

Footnotes

  • 在原業平東下図蒔絵印籠 無銘 19世紀
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