18 September 2008,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 17,500
Estimate USD 15,000 - USD 20,000
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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