A lacquer four-case inro 19th Century

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Lot 5002
A lacquer four-case inro
19th Century

US$ 3,000 - 3,500
£ 2,400 - 2,800
Amended

Japanese Works of Art

19 Sep 2008, 13:00 EDT

New York

A lacquer four-case inro
19th Century
Decorated with a company of monkeys engaged in human activities such as playing go and card games, wrestling, and performing acrobatics, begging for donations costumed as a mendicant monk, and drinking sake, executed in gold and iroe hiramakie and takamakie on a jimaki ground, the interior of nashiji, unsigned; with a painted wooden ojime carved as a monkey, and an ivory netsuke carved as a monkey wearing in an open tunic and carrying a juvenile monkey piggyback, unsigned.
3 1/8in (8cm)

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