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    Sale 5333

    Chinese & Japanese Art

    15 May 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 75

    A four-case lacquer inro, 19th Century

    Price Realised  


    A four-case lacquer inro, 19th Century
    decorated in gold hiramakie, kirigane and aogai on a kinji ground with bamboo, nashiji interiors; the bronze ojime worked in hirazogan and applied with silver and gold birds in flight and pine cones; the ivory netsuke with two quail nesting on millet above a tatami mat -- the inro 4¼in. (10.5cm.) long. (3)

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