An unusual early lacquer four-case inro 17th century
Lot 198Y
An unusual early lacquer four-case inro 17th century
Sold for £1,250 (US$ 2,101) inc. premium
Lot Details
An unusual early lacquer four-case inro
17th century
Of upright form, bearing a rubbed nashiji ground with a rinzu design in gold hiramakie, decorated with six kidney-shaped panels, four of tortoiseshell, carved with lakeside scenes, and two with designs in gold takamakie, the interior of nashiji, unsigned.
7.9cm (3 1/8in).

Footnotes

  • 水辺風景図蒔絵鼈甲貼付印籠 無銘 17世紀

    Provenance: purchased from Nihon Token, London, 1988.
    Wrangham collection, no.1917.
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