London, South Kensington
13 June 2002
A four-case inro
signed Kyonan in gold hiramakie on the underside, Edo Period
decorated in gold hiramakie, takamakie and kirikane, with shell inlay on a roiro-nuri ground, with three monkeys, one with a telescope gazing at a crane in flight, nashiji interiors, bone pierced ojime bead, stag antler netsuke of two monkeys, one holding a peach, the inro -- 2 5/8in. (6.7cm.) long, (minor losses).
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