A roiro lacquer three-case inro By Imaizumi Nariyuki/Seishi, 19th century
Lot 80*
A roiro lacquer three-case inro By Imaizumi Nariyuki/Seishi, 19th century
Sold for £2,750 (US$ 4,466) inc. premium

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A roiro lacquer three-case inro By Imaizumi Nariyuki/Seishi, 19th century A roiro lacquer three-case inro By Imaizumi Nariyuki/Seishi, 19th century
A roiro lacquer three-case inro
By Imaizumi Nariyuki/Seishi, 19th century
Of wide form, the roiro ground shading to fundame with mura-nashiji, lacquered with two ladies and a young attendant watching fireflies at night beside a stream beneath overhanging willow branches, in gold and slight-coloured takamakie with kirikane highlights and slight aogai inlay, the interior of nashiji with kinji edges, signed Nariyuki/Seishi saku with seal Imaizumi; with wood ojime, carved with a rat, signed Kacho. 7.9cm (3⅛in).

Footnotes

  • 美人蛍取図蒔絵印籠 銘「成之作 今泉(方印)」 19世紀


    An almost identical example, from the Wrangham collection, was sold in these rooms, the Edward Wrangham Collection, part I, 9th November 2010, lot 308.
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