A red lacquer small three-case inro  By Nagatomo, 19th century
Lot 345
A red lacquer small three-case inro By Nagatomo, 19th century
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A red lacquer small three-case inro
By Nagatomo, 19th century
Of oval form, the vermilion ground with an ishime surface, lacquered in high-relief tsuikoku-nuri with a shishi chasing a peony among swirling clouds, the interior of black lacquer, signed Nagatomo saku; with pink glass bead ojime.
7cm (2¾in).

Footnotes

  • 牡丹に獅子図堆黒印籠 銘「永朝作」 19世紀

    Provenance: purchased from Janet Lumsden, 1977.
    Wrangham collection, no.1367.

    Published: E. A. Wrangham, The Index of Inro Artists, p.192, Nagatomo.
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