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    Sale 7553

    The Bob Moore Collection of Japanese Art and Design

    5 - 7 November 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 304

    A four-case inro

    EDO PERIOD (18TH - 19TH CENTURY)

    Price Realised  

    A four-case inro
    Edo period (18th - 19th century)
    Decorated in gold hiramaki-e on a fundame ground and inlaid in ivory with karako hiding behind a jar as another tumbles out from the broken base behind, a depiction of the Shiba Onko legend, nashiji interiors
    7.8cm. high


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