A rare black lacquer two-case inro  By Teiji, 19th century
Lot 380
A rare black lacquer two-case inro By Teiji, 19th century
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A rare black lacquer two-case inro
By Teiji, 19th century
Of rounded form, bearing a roiro ground, inlaid with a stalking tiger in unglazed pottery of high relief, the reverse with bamboo growing beside a rock on a gently-sloping hillside inlaid in pottery and aogai, the ground of sparse nashiji and the interior of nashiji, signed on a pottery tablet Teiji; with reticulated-bead, stag-antler ojime, unsigned.
8.3cm (3 3/8in).

Footnotes

  • 岩に虎図蒔絵螺鈿陶片貼付印籠 銘「貞二」 19世紀

    Provenance: purchased from Sydney L. Moss Ltd., London, 1983.
    Wrangham collection, no.1651.
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