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    Sale 2028

    Japanese & Korean Art

    18 September 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 9

    A Five-Case Lacquer Inro

    EDO PERIOD (19TH CENTURY), SIGNED JOSENSAI

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    A Five-Case Lacquer Inro
    Edo period (19th century), signed Josensai
    Decorated with a red parrot perched in a blossoming magnolia tree rendered in gold, silver and red takamaki-e on a kinji ground, the interior cases lacquered nashiji; with a coral bead ojime and a gold-lacquer manju netsuke decorated with chrysanthemums in gold and black takamaki-e, signed Koma saku and with kao
    2 7/8in. (7.2cm.) long


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