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    Sale 5172

    Japanese Ceramics & Works of Art

    8 November 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 52

    Two four-case lacquer Inro, early 19th Century

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Two four-case lacquer Inro, early 19th Century
    decorated in gold and silver hiramakie, takamakie, kirigane, kimpun and fundame, the first with a lakescene and a palace at its bank, nashiji interiors; another depicting the scene when Yorimasa shoots down the Nue with his arrow and his retainer Tadazumi runs towards it to finish it off with his sword, details in iroe hiramakie, nashiji interiors, metal ojime incised with karakusa -- the first 3 1/8in. (7.9cm.) (2)


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