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    Sale 2028

    Japanese & Korean Art

    18 September 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 38

    A Three-Case Lacquer Inro

    EDO PERIOD (LATE 18TH CENTURY), SIGNED KANSHOSAI AND WITH KAO

    Price Realised  

    A Three-Case Lacquer Inro
    Edo period (late 18th century), signed Kanshosai and with kao
    The slender inro designed in black and silver togidashi with Fujiwara no Narimichi holding a scroll while three monkeys bring him kemari balls from a box, the fusuma decorated with a Kano-style scene of cranes and pine trees and an ink painting of bamboo decorates the tokonoma, the interior cases lacquered fundame
    3 5/8in. (9cm.) long


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