18 September 2008,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 11,250
Estimate USD 10,000 - USD 15,000
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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