A rare lacquered and inlaid wood two-case inro 19th century
Lot 95
A rare lacquered and inlaid wood two-case inro 19th century
Sold for £22,500 (US$ 37,782) inc. premium
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A rare lacquered and inlaid wood two-case inro 19th century A rare lacquered and inlaid wood two-case inro 19th century A rare lacquered and inlaid wood two-case inro 19th century
Lot Details
A rare lacquered and inlaid wood two-case inro
19th century
Of circular form, the ground of reddish-brown nunobari-nuri, lacquered in high relief with a falcon on an elaborate perch in gold and coloured takamakie and tsuishu, the perch finial of inlaid horn and the reverse lacquered with a stick and hood for the bird with slight details in coloured glass, the sides of fundame and the interior of tamago kara-nuri (crushed eggshell lacquer), unsigned.
8.5cm (3⅜in) high.

Footnotes

  • 円形鷹図堆朱蒔絵印籠 無銘 19世紀

    Provenance: Michael Tomkinson collection, no.162.
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