A rare lacquer single-case inro Koetsu style, early Edo Period, 17th century
Lot 211
A rare lacquer single-case inro Koetsu style, early Edo Period, 17th century
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Lot Details
A rare lacquer single-case inro
Koetsu style, early Edo Period, 17th century
Of slender cylindrical form, bearing a mottled-brown ground and lacquered with three stylised cranes in rubbed gold takamakie and inlaid pewter, on vertical bars of aogai, the top with a floral motif inlaid with aogai and the interior of red lacquer with black lacquer risers, unsigned.
10.8cm (4¼in).

Footnotes

  • 円筒形光悦様鶴図蒔絵螺鈿印籠 無銘 江戸時代前期(17世紀)

    Provenance: W. W. Winkworth collection, purchased in 1984.
    Wrangham collection, no.1726.
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