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    Sale 2028

    Japanese & Korean Art

    18 September 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 7

    A Three-Case Lacquer Inro

    EDO PERIOD (19TH CENTURY), SIGNED KAJIKAWA SAKU

    Price Realised  

    A Three-Case Lacquer Inro
    Edo period (19th century), signed Kajikawa saku
    Oval, designed in gold, silver and red takamaki-e and hirame on a kinji ground with autumn plants, the lower cases dusted with kinpun on a roiro-nuri ground; interior cases fundame; fitted with a bead ojime and a Somada-style lacquer manju netsuke decorated with geometric patterns in inlaid-crushed shell and gold hiramaki-e
    2 7/8in. (7.2cm.) long


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