A gilt lacquer five-case inro<BR />19th century
Lot 5473
A gilt lacquer five-case inro
19th century
Sold for US$ 812 inc. premium
Auction Details
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Lot Details
Japanese Works of Art
Netsuke, Okimono and Sagemono

Property from the Tacoma Art Museum
A gilt lacquer five-case inro
19th century
The lenticular body decorated to either side with various types of birds in flight, the design executed in gold, silver and iro-e hiramakie and takamakie on a kinji ground, nashiji interiors, signed Shokasai above a kakihan; together with a mottled lacquered ojime bead and a stag antler manju netsuke carved and pierced with a flying goose silhouetted by a full moon encircled by flowering sprigs.
3 3/4in (9.4cm) long

Footnotes

  • Provenance:
    received by the Tacoma Art Museum in 1966
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