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    Sale 2028

    Japanese & Korean Art

    18 September 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 27

    A Four-Case Lacquer Inro

    EDO PERIOD (19TH CENTURY), SIGNED JOKASAI

    Price Realised  

    A Four-Case Lacquer Inro
    Edo period (19th century), signed Jokasai
    The inro decorated in gold, silver, brown and black takamaki-e and black hiramaki-e on a kinji ground with a figure crouched on a veranda with a knife, the reverse with a bamboo grove at night in a light rain rendered in gold togidashi on a roiro-nuri ground, interior cases nashiji; with a cylindrical metal ojime cast as a node of bamboo
    3 3/8in. (8.5cm.) long


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