• Japanese Art & Design auction at Christies

    Sale 5968

    Japanese Art & Design

    4 November 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 129

    A Four-Case Inro

    SIGNED KANSAI SAKU, EDO PERIOD (18TH -19TH CENTURY)

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A Four-Case Inro
    Signed Kansai saku, Edo Period (18th -19th century)
    Decorated in iroe-hiramaki-e and takamaki-e and inlaid in mother-of-pearl on an eggshell and mother-of-pearl ground depicting various fish, shells and red crayfish, nashiji interiors, coral ojime
    8cm. high


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