A fine four-case gold lacquer and mixed metal sheath inro Edo period (19th century)
Lot 3064
A fine four-case gold lacquer and mixed metal sheath inro Edo period (19th century)
US$ 18,000 - 25,000
£11,000 - 15,000
Auction Details
A fine four-case gold lacquer and mixed metal sheath inro Edo period (19th century)
Lot Details
A fine four-case gold lacquer and mixed metal sheath inro
Edo period (19th century)
The inner case lacquered a bright kinji sparsely sprinkled with hirame and boldly inlaid with a Sanbaso dancer and another dancer in high relief in gold, silver, copper, shibuichi and shakudo, the interiors nashiji and fitted into an exterior case designed in two sections finished on the edges in fundame and decorated on the exterior with blossoming flowers and scrolling vines in gold hiramakie on a rich nashiji ground; fitted with an enamel bead ojime and a dark wood netsuke of three sleeping puppies
3 7/16in (7.7cm) high
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