Live Auction, 7 October 2019

Sold for

ZAR 21 622
Lot 171
  • A Japanese black and gold lacquer four-case inro, 19th century
  • A Japanese black and gold lacquer four-case inro, 19th century
  • A Japanese black and gold lacquer four-case inro, 19th century
  • A Japanese black and gold lacquer four-case inro, 19th century
  • A Japanese black and gold lacquer four-case inro, 19th century
  • A Japanese black and gold lacquer four-case inro, 19th century
  • A Japanese black and gold lacquer four-case inro, 19th century
  • A Japanese black and gold lacquer four-case inro, 19th century
  • A Japanese black and gold lacquer four-case inro, 19th century
  • A Japanese black and gold lacquer four-case inro, 19th century
  • A Japanese black and gold lacquer four-case inro, 19th century
  • A Japanese black and gold lacquer four-case inro, 19th century
  • A Japanese black and gold lacquer four-case inro, 19th century
  • A Japanese black and gold lacquer four-case inro, 19th century
  • A Japanese black and gold lacquer four-case inro, 19th century
  • A Japanese black and gold lacquer four-case inro, 19th century
  • A Japanese black and gold lacquer four-case inro, 19th century
  • A Japanese black and gold lacquer four-case inro, 19th century


Lot Estimate
ZAR 8 000 - 10 000
Selling Price
Incl. Buyer's Premium and VAT
ZAR 21 622

About this Item

A Japanese black and gold lacquer four-case inro, 19th century


the roiro ground decorated in gold, kirikane and togidashi maki-e with a continuous scene of dwellings on stilts above a river amongst plum, pine and lotus trees against a hillside with a fishing boat with figures in the foreground, the interior of nashiji, unsigned, with an ivory and metal manju-netsuke moulded with a wheel engulfed by lotus leaves and a green glass ojime in the form of a gourd, losses, 8cm high; and a Japanese black and gold lacquer four-case inro, the roiro ground decorated in gold, kirikane and togidashi maki-e depicting a continous scene with dwellings on stilts before clouds, mountains and plum trees, the interior of nashiji, unsigned, with an ivory netsuke of hotei holding his sack of good fortune and a coral bead ojime, the netsuke signed, 6,2cm high

*This lot is not suitable for export

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Provenance

Formerly the property of renowned architect Norman Eaton, an independent thinker and designer revered for his devotion to architectural perfection


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