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AN EARLY FOUR-CASE INRO

UNSIGNED, EDO PERIOD (17TH CENTURY)

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AN EARLY FOUR-CASE INRO
UNSIGNED, EDO PERIOD (17th Century)
The black lacquer ground decorated in takamaki-e of gold, silver and brown, tsukegaki, raden hirazogan, kirikane and shaped lead inlay, with flowers and grasses of autumn, including kikyo, ominaeshi, kiku, suzuki and fujibakama, continuing over the top and base, the interior in rich nashiji, with fundame rims
8.1cm. high
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Lot Essay

The autumn flowers are Chinese bellflower, patrinia scabiosaifolia, chrysanthemum, pampas grass and hemp agrimony, in that order.
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