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A FOUR-CASE LACQUER INRO
A FOUR-CASE LACQUER INRO

LATE EDO PERIOD (19TH CENTURY), SIGNED KAJIKAWA SAKU WITH JAR SEAL

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A FOUR-CASE LACQUER INRO
late edo period (19th century), signed kajikawa saku with jar seal
Of rectangular form decorated in gold, silver and iro-e hiramaki-e, okibirame and kimpun with Jurojin, a deer and cranes, Jurojin inlaid in shibuichi and shakudo with details in gold and silver, the tree trunk rendered in gold takamaki-e and keuchi on a ground of gold and roiro dusted with kimpun, the interior cases nashiji; fitted with a large circular ivory netsuke carved with clouds and inlaid in shibuichi Jurojin, the reverse carved with three Chinese boys, one writing calligraphy on a scroll, with an ivory ojime carved with masks
3.5/8in. (9.3cm.) long
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