A lacquer three-case saya inro By Shibata Zeshin (1807-1891), Meiji Period
Lot 236*
A lacquer three-case saya inro By Shibata Zeshin (1807-1891), Meiji Period
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A lacquer three-case saya inro By Shibata Zeshin (1807-1891), Meiji Period A lacquer three-case saya inro By Shibata Zeshin (1807-1891), Meiji Period
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A lacquer three-case saya inro
By Shibata Zeshin (1807-1891), Meiji Period
The sheath of cylindrical form, decorated with an all-over design resembling netting in gold hiramakie, enclosing within a similarly-shaped, cylindrical three-case inro, each case lacquered on the exterior in coloured hiramakie with a band of different blossoms (chrysanthemums, white and red plum, maple leaves and paulownia) representing the four seasons, the bottom signed in gold lacquer Zeshin, with carved black-lacquered ojime, unsigned. 7.5cm (2 15/16in). (2).

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  • 花文様色重図蒔絵網様鞘印籠 銘「是真」 明治時代

    Provenance: Maurice Champoud collection.
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