A single-case Shibayama lacquer inro Meiji period (late 19th century)
Lot 2221Y
A single-case Shibayama lacquer inro Meiji period (late 19th century)
Sold for US$ 35,000 inc. premium
Auction Details
A single-case Shibayama lacquer inro Meiji period (late 19th century)
Lot Details
A single-case Shibayama lacquer inro
Meiji period (late 19th century)
Formed as a tied kinchaku (drawstring bag), bearing a kinji ground decorated with medallions of takaramono with two sunken panels rimmed in silver, one depicting Daikoku seated beside a tsuitate enjoying the performance of three dancing rats, the reverse with birds among flowering plants over a bird-scarer, all inlaid in various materials, the interior of nashiji, signed on a raden tablet Shibayama
6 1/8in (15.5cm) high

Footnotes

  • Provenance:
    Previously sold Sotheby's, London, 16 March, 1983, lot 103.
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