A black lacquer four-case inro 19th century
Lot 98
A black lacquer four-case inro 19th century
Sold for £2,750 (US$ 4,622) inc. premium
Auction Details
A black lacquer four-case inro 19th century
Lot Details
A black lacquer four-case inro
19th century
Bearing an ishime ground, with a circular window of nashiji, lacquered with Shoki looking out with a threatening expression as two oni run away, in gold and coloured takamakie with details of inlaid aogai, the base of kinji-nuri and the interior of nashiji, unsigned; with a pressed-horn ojime of two masks; and a kagamibuta netsuke, the wood bowl bearing an iron plate, inlaid with the Chinese sennin Lu Dongbin (Japanese: Ryudohin) crossing the sea on his sword, unsigned.
6.7cm (2⅝in) high.

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  • 鍾馗と鬼図蒔絵印籠 無銘 19世紀
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