• Lot 514

    A circular three-case inro


    Price Realised  


    A circular three-case inro
    Meiji period, signed
    The flattened circular inro applied to both sides with a metal roundel, worked in shallow relief in gold, silver and copper, one side depicting the figure of Hotei with a young child and holding a calico bag, the reverse with Jurojin holding a handscroll beside a crane, all against a fundame ground and okibirame around the narrow sides, signed with a karihan, metal ojime and incised wood manju netsuke with aogai inlay, signed Ichiboku
    7.5 cm. high

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    Major General Baron H. van Hemert tot Dingshof
    and thence by descent

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