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    Sale 7553

    The Bob Moore Collection of Japanese Art and Design

    5 - 7 November 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 335

    A two-case inro and a sleeve inro

    EDO PERIOD (19TH CENTURY)

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A two-case inro and a sleeve inro
    Edo Period (19th century)
    The first in the form of a Dutch leather tobacco pouch, decorated in black and red lacquer and inlaid in mother of pearl with tigers among bamboo, red lacquer interiors, the second with a bronze outer sleeve, cut with a roundel depicting a temple guardian in the rain
    8cm. and 5.5cm. high respectively (2)


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    Provenance

    The second Mark Fletcher


    Exhibited

    The second, The Red Cross Exhibition 1915, no.26