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    Sale 5172

    Japanese Ceramics & Works of Art

    8 November 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 57

    A four-case Shibayama style inro, signed Tounsai Senryu, 19th Century

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A four-case Shibayama style inro, signed Tounsai Senryu, 19th Century
    carved and inlaid in aogai, coral, stained ivory, silver and glass, with gold hiramakie, wood and roiro lacquer of a large white caparisoned elephant to one side and four karako to the other, singing and playing musical instruments, one brandishing a flag, bead ojime, signed on a rectangular aogai reserve -- 3 3/8in. (8.4cm.)


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