A tsuishu lacquer four-case inro By Onko Chokan, 18th century
Lot 347
A tsuishu lacquer four-case inro By Onko Chokan, 18th century
Sold for £10,000 (US$ 15,535) inc. premium

Lot Details
A tsuishu lacquer four-case inro By Onko Chokan, 18th century A tsuishu lacquer four-case inro By Onko Chokan, 18th century A tsuishu lacquer four-case inro By Onko Chokan, 18th century
A tsuishu lacquer four-case inro
By Onko Chokan, 18th century
The entire outer surface bearing an asa-no-ha pattern, carved in relief on one side with a dragon roundel and on the other with a shishi and peony roundel, the interior of black lacquer with a rinzu design in chinkinbori, signed in a rectangular reserve Onko Chokan kore wo tsukuru; with red lacquer ojime carved with Daruma and a hossu, signed Jugyoku; and tsuishu netsuke in the form of a low table carved on the top with a dragon, unsigned.
7.9cm (3 1/8in).

Footnotes

  • 麻の葉つなぎ地龍獅子丸紋図堆朱印籠 銘「温故張寛造之」 18世紀

    Provenance: Hawkins collection, sold at Christie's, London, 1927.
    Purchased from Spink & Son Ltd., London, 1980.
    Wrangham collection, no.1458.

    Published: E. A. Wrangham, The Index of Inro Artists, 1995, p.40, Chokan, Onko, right column, top row, second from right.
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