Live Auction, 15 October 2018

Sold for

R 31 864
Lot 267
Japanese lacquer four-case inro, 19th century

Lot Estimate
R 12 000 - 15 000
Selling Price
Incl. Buyer's Premium and VAT
R 31 864

About this Item

Japanese lacquer four-case inro, 19th century
bearing a mokume-nuri ground, the front with a falcon tethered to an elaborate stand inlaid with aogai and gold kirikane, the reverse with a pair of small birds in flight above the stand, with a spray of flowers, the birds of hirame, the interior of rich nashihi, signed paper label, with a metal ojime decorated with a cricket amongst foliage, and a ivory netsuke of a hawk perched on a gnarled branch, the case 9.5cm high, the netsuke 4.5cm high (3)

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