• Japanese Art & Design auction at Christies

    Sale 5968

    Japanese Art & Design

    4 November 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 123

    A Four-Case Inro


    Price Realised  

    A Four-Case Inro
    Signed Shibayama, Kajikawa and kakihan, Meiji Period (late 19th century)
    Decorated in shibayama style and inlaid in ivory on a fundame ground with a mask of Okina beside its storage box, flutes and fan, the reverse with birds among pine, stagantler ojime of Jurojin
    8.5cm. high

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