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    Sale 5172

    Japanese Ceramics & Works of Art

    8 November 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 42

    A four-case lacquer inro, 19th Century

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A four-case lacquer inro, 19th Century
    decorated in gold hiramakie, kirigane, kimpun, silver, gold and iroe takamakie with aogai and ivory inlay on a gold ground with Kwanyu, the God of War, standing holding his halberd and Liu Pei seated below a pine tree, nashiji interiors, glass ojime -- 3½in. (8.9cm.)


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