An unusual lacquer four-case saya inro  18th century
Lot 204
An unusual lacquer four-case saya inro 18th century
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An unusual lacquer four-case saya inro
18th century
The saya of tsuishu lacquer, carved with young pines on a ground of formal designs, the inner four-case inro of roiro and mura-nashiji, lacquered with a continuous scene of two work boats moored among reeds, in shades of gold togidashi and the interior of nashiji, unsigned.
9.5cm (3¾in).

Footnotes

  • 葦に舟図蒔絵堆朱鞘印籠 無銘 18世紀

    Provenance: purchased at Sotheby's, London, 1964.
    Wrangham collection, no.300.
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