A rare lacquer and inlay single-case  inro  By Yokobue, 19th century
Lot 383
A rare lacquer and inlay single-case inro By Yokobue, 19th century
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A rare lacquer and inlay single-case  inro  By Yokobue, 19th century A rare lacquer and inlay single-case  inro  By Yokobue, 19th century A rare lacquer and inlay single-case  inro  By Yokobue, 19th century
A rare lacquer and inlay single-case inro
By Yokobue, 19th century
Of wide form, the striated dark brown ground impressed in low relief with two medallions and inlaid with five blue and white porcelain panels painted with figures, bamboo, a tree and a perched bird, the interior of nashiji embellished with large hirame flakes, shimei ihou signed Yokobue with kao; with Hirado porcelain manju-netsuke, painted in underglaze-blue with a lake scene, signed Toto Takada Shugetsu with seal; with squat, flattened, round lacquered-wood ojime, unsigned. 8.2cm (3¼in), wide.

Footnotes

  • 花鳥人物画散図陶片象嵌蒔絵印籠 銘「四明居好」「横笛(花押)」 19世紀

    Provenance: Michael Tomkinson collection, no. 624.
    John Hudisteanu collection, purchased at Sotheby's, London, 1966.
    Wrangham collection, no.628.

    Published: E. A. Wrangham, The Index of Inro Artists, 1995, p.330, Yokobue III.
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