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A SMALL THREE-CASE WOOD INRO
A SMALL THREE-CASE WOOD INRO

LATE EDO PERIOD (19TH CENTURY), SIGNED KANOTO HITSUJI KIKUTSUKI (SEPTEMBER) GYONEN NANAJU NANA O (AT AGE 77) MINKO SAKU

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A SMALL THREE-CASE WOOD INRO
late edo period (19th century), signed kanoto hitsuji kikutsuki (September) gyonen nanaju nana o (at age 77) minko saku
The inro of rectangular form carved in relief with the continuous scene of Choryo riding a dragon offering a shoe to Kosekiko mounted on horseback; fitted with a wood manju netsuke, the small circular panel carved with the character fuku and a coral bead ojime
2in. (5.2cm.) long
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