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A Three-Case lacquer Inro
A Three-Case lacquer Inro

EDO PERIOD (19TH CENTURY)

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A Three-Case lacquer Inro
Edo period (19th century)
Designed with Chinese lions among rocks and pine trees on the front and a waterfall on the reverse, all in gold and silver takamaki-e, hiramaki-e and hirame against a roiro-nuri ground, the interiors nashiji
3 1/8in. (8cm.) long
Provenance
Paul Alther, sold Sotheby's, London, 6 December, 1972, lot 336
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