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Inro, Netsuke, F2012.56

Physical Description

Four case inro with ojime and manju. Inro - gold lacquer with egg shell. On one side a cockerel in red, black and gold takamakiye with bamboo trees; on the other side a hen with bamboo leaves. Each end inlaid with eggshell. Oblong in shape; both ends slightly convex, oval in cross-section. Ball-shaped coloured takamakiye ojime with lacquered manju. Manju lenticular in shape; double convex in cross-section. Gold lacquer - ocean (?) landscape depicted.


Assigned value £400


Maximum dimensions (H x W x D): 292 x 57 x 29mm

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