An early black lacquer four-case inro  17th century
Lot 186
An early black lacquer four-case inro 17th century
Sold for £812 (US$ 1,375) inc. premium
Lot Details
An early black lacquer four-case inro
17th century
Of small size, the roiro ground faded to dark brown and lacquered with a dog, with bells on its collar, seated by a tsuitate beneath a flowering branch, the reverse with a fan beneath a pine tree, in gold and coloured takamakie, the interior of black lacquer with kinji edges, unsigned.
6.3cm (2½in).

Footnotes

  • 犬に衝立図蒔絵印籠 無銘 17世紀 

    Provenance: purchased at Sotheby's, London, 1988.
    Wrangham collection, no.1881.
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