A black lacquer five-case inro By the Kajikawa Family, 19th century
Lot 236
A black lacquer five-case inro By the Kajikawa Family, 19th century
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Lot Details
A black lacquer five-case inro
By the Kajikawa Family, 19th century
Bearing a roiro ground, lacquered with a continuous design of ladybirds, grasshoppers and butterflies among wind-blown grasses, in gold and slight-coloured takamakie, the interior of nashiji, signed Kajikawa saku.
8.5cm (3 3/8in).

Footnotes

  • 薄野に秋虫図蒔絵印籠 銘「梶川作」 19世紀

    Provenance: purchased at Sotheby's, London, 1965.
    Wrangham collection, no.458.

    Exhibited: Eskenazi Ltd., London, 1972.
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