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    Sale 2028

    Japanese & Korean Art

    18 September 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 22

    A Four-Case Lacquer Inro

    EDO PERIOD (19TH CENTURY)

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    A Four-Case Lacquer Inro
    Edo period (19th century)
    Lacquered in gold and silver takamaki-e and gold, silver and red hiramaki-e on a glossy black-lacquer ground with cats and dogs playing or dozing among stands of flowering plants, the ground embellished with hirame, interiors nashiji; fitted with an agate bead ojime
    2¾in. (7cm.) long


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