An unusual carved red lacquer saya inro The saya by Yosei, 18th century
Lot 91
An unusual carved red lacquer saya inro The saya by Yosei, 18th century
Sold for £875 (US$ 1,470) inc. premium
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An unusual carved red lacquer saya inro The saya by Yosei, 18th century An unusual carved red lacquer saya inro The saya by Yosei, 18th century
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An unusual carved red lacquer saya inro
The saya by Yosei, 18th century
Of wide form, bearing a mottled-brown ground, each side with a circular panel of tsuishu-lacquer, carved with exotic plants in the Chinese manner, signed Yosei zo, containing a two-case silver inro, unsigned; with a tsuishu-lacquer ojime carved with falling maple leaves, unsigned, and a tsuishu-lacquer netsuke of a table carved on the top with a resting kirin, unsigned.
6cm (2 3/8in) wide.

Footnotes

  • 中国風植物図堆朱鞘印籠 銘「楊成造」 18世紀
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