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A Four-Case Lacquer Inro**
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A Four-Case Lacquer Inro**


A Four-Case Lacquer Inro**
Edo period (19th century), signed Shunsho saku
Lacquered with a black glossy ground and decorated with a Chinese-style landscape in gold togidashi, aogai, hirame, kirigane, gold foil and gold and red hiramaki-e, the interiors nashiji; fitted with a coral bead ojime and a box netsuke lacquered with maple leaves, the sides with a Somada-style ground of inlaid aogai
3½in. (8.7cm.) long
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Prospective purchasers are advised that several countries prohibit the importation of property containing materials from endangered species, including but not limited to coral, ivory and tortoiseshell. Accordingly, prospective purchasers should familiarize themselves with relevant customs regulations prior to bidding if they intend to import this lot into another country.

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Sold Sotheby's, London, 9 May, 1973, lot 181

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