A roiro lacquer four-case inro By Shibata Zeshin (1807-1891), Meiji Period

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Lot 286
A roiro lacquer four-case inro
By Shibata Zeshin (1807-1891), Meiji Period

Sold for £ 162,000 (US$ 213,362) inc. premium
A roiro lacquer four-case inro
By Shibata Zeshin (1807-1891), Meiji Period
Decorated with a design which is continuous on both sides, lacquered in black and gold shishiaimakie showing a boat drifting above waves rendered in seigaiha-nuri, loaded with young pine and takaramono, the myriad treasures associated with the Seven Gods of Good Fortune, the interior of rich nashiji, signed within an oval reserve Zeshin; with lacquer hako-netsuke similarly lacquered with waterweed floating above a combed wave pattern, signed with scratched signature Zeshin. 7cm (2¾in).

Footnotes

  • 宝船図蒔絵螺鈿印籠 銘「是真」 明治時代

    Provenance: Colonel J.B.Gaskell collection, no.680.

    Exhibited: Meiji, Japanese Art in Transition, The Haags Gemeentmuseum, The Hague, Holland, 1987, no.199.
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A roiro lacquer four-case inro By Shibata Zeshin (1807-1891), Meiji Period
A roiro lacquer four-case inro By Shibata Zeshin (1807-1891), Meiji Period
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