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A Three-Case Lacquer Inro
A Three-Case Lacquer Inro

EDO PERIOD (19TH CENTURY), SIGNED KANKO BUNRYUSAI AND SEALED BUN

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A Three-Case Lacquer Inro
Edo Period (19th century), signed Kanko Bunryusai and sealed Bun
Of oval section and lacquered in colored takamaki-e, hiramaki-e, hirame, mura-nashiji, mokume togidashi and gold foil against a roiro-nuri ground with a rooster on a drum and a hen and two chicks on the reverse, the interior nashiji; fitted with a soft-metal bead ojime and a manju netsuke decorated with a grasshopper in gold and silver lacquer on a roiro-nuri ground, signed Kansai [Koma Kansai II], and with kao (cursive monogram)
2¾in. (7cm.) long
Provenance
G.G. Davies
M.T. Hindson, sold Sotheby's, London, The M.T. Hindson Collection of Important Japanese Works of Art, Part VIII, 20 October, 1969, lot 1137
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