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    Sale 2028

    Japanese & Korean Art

    18 September 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 8

    A Five-Case Lacquer Inro

    EDO PERIOD (19TH CENTURY), SIGNED KAJIKAWA SAKU AND WITH RED JAR SEAL

    Price Realised  

    A Five-Case Lacquer Inro
    Edo period (19th century), signed Kajikawa saku and with red jar seal
    Designed in gold and silver takamaki-e and hiramaki-e, hirame and kinpun with farmhouses in hilly landscapes by a rushing stream, the interior cases nashiji; with a metal oval cylindrical ojime and a lacquer netsuke with a Rinpa-style design of pine trees and rocks in simulated pewter and ceramic inlays
    3½in. (8.8cm.) long


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