An early lacquer small four-case inro Late 17th century
Lot 191
An early lacquer small four-case inro Late 17th century
Sold for £6,875 (US$ 11,548) inc. premium
Lot Details
An early lacquer small four-case inro
Late 17th century
Bearing a mura-nashiji ground and inlaid in gold and silver takazogan with kiri-mon over horizontal bands of geometric designs and scrolling fern leaves in gold and black takamakie, the interior of nashiji, unsigned.
6.7cm (2 5/8in).

Footnotes

  • 瑞祥桐紋散図蒔絵印籠 無銘 17世紀後期

    Provenance: purchased at Christie's, London, 1977.

    Similar examples are in the Musèe Guimet, Paris and The Los Angeles County Museum of Art.
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