• Christies auction house James Christie logo

    Sale 5335

    Japanese Art & Asian Textiles including the Linda Wrigglesworth Collection

    6 November 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 94

    A Wood Inro and Netsuke, Signed, 19th Century

    Price Realised  


    A Wood Inro and Netsuke, Signed, 19th Century
    the one case inro carved with a poem: Hyakufuku seisho gyoku... and signed in seal form Shinichi, the himotoshi of bone, signed to the base on a bone reserve Hiragane, the case reveals a miniature kazaridana with a drawer, two sliding doors, a secret case and two bunkobako; nut ojime and a wood manju netsuke engraved with an egret wading in shallow waters, signed Jogetsusai (?) Baikyoku -- the inro 2½in. (6.3cm.) high (2)

    Contact Client Service
    • info@christies.com

    • New York +1 212 636 2000

    • London +44 (0)20 7839 9060

    • Hong Kong +852 2760 1766

    • Shanghai +86 21 6355 1766

    Special Notice

    No VAT will be charged on the hammer price, but VAT at 15% will be added to the buyer's premium which is invoiced on a VAT inclusive basis.