A porcelain small two-case inro 19th century
Lot 381
A porcelain small two-case inro 19th century
Sold for £1,375 (US$ 2,341) inc. premium
Lot Details
A porcelain small two-case inro
19th century
Of straight-sided form with domed cover, painted in underglaze-blue on both sides with a Chinese-style landscape, the base painted in underglaze-blue with a four-character mark Koto Katatomo; with a porcelain netsuke in the form of an actor holding a fan, his robe painted with a formal wave design in underglaze-blue, signed Dohachi; with a small gilt-metal ojime inlaid with a bird and flower, unsigned.
5.3cm (2 1/8in).

Footnotes

  • 中国山水風景図陶製印籠 印「湖東賢友」 19世紀 

    Provenance: purchased at Sotheby's, London, 1965.
    Wrangham collection, no.480.

    Published: E. A. Wrangham, The Index of Inro Artists, 1995, p.116, Katatomo, top right.
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