A large gold lacquer and Shibayama-style three-case inro By Nemoto, Meiji Period
Lot 226
A large gold lacquer and Shibayama-style three-case inro
By Nemoto, Meiji Period
Sold for £10,000 (US$ 16,790) inc. premium
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A large gold lacquer and Shibayama-style three-case inro By Nemoto, Meiji Period A large gold lacquer and Shibayama-style three-case inro By Nemoto, Meiji Period
Lot Details
A large gold lacquer and Shibayama-style three-case inro
By Nemoto, Meiji Period
Of mokko form, bearing a rich kinji ground, lacquered with an open-air stage among trees with hills in the distance, in gold takamakie and inlaid with a theatrical performance amid flowering cherry trees in various shades of mother of pearl, raden and coloured horn with highlights of e-nashiji and kirikane, the interior of nashiji, signed on an inlaid tablet Nemoto zo; with a copper and enamel ojime in the form of a seated frog, unsigned; and a kagamibuta, the tagayasan wood bowl bearing a shibuichi plate inlaid with a fan-shaped panel of Shoki with gilt details, unsigned. 10.4cm (4¼in) high.

Footnotes

  • 桜下役者舞台図芝山象嵌蒔絵印籠 銘「根本造」 明治時代

    Provenance: an English private collection.
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