A four-case Shibayama inro By Teiun, Meiji period (late 19th century)
Lot 2218Y
A four-case Shibayama lacquer inro By Teiun, Meiji period (late 19th century)
Sold for US$ 56,250 inc. premium
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A four-case Shibayama inro By Teiun, Meiji period (late 19th century)
Lot Details
A four-case Shibayama lacquer inro
By Teiun, Meiji period (late 19th century)
Bearing a kinji ground decorated with a theatrical performance with Raiden seated beating five drums as the townspeople look on, all inlaid in gold and colored lacquer, ivory, mother-of-pearl, and horn, the interior of nashiji, signed on a mother-of-pearl tablet Teiun saku; with ivory ojime carved to resemble a biwa fruit and an acorn, and an ivory netsuke of a Tengu's head, the eyes inlaid in dark horn, signed Masakazu
3 7/8in (9.8cm) long
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