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Inro, Netsuke, F2012.61

Physical Description

Four case inro with attached kagamibuta (lidded) netsuke. Inro - gold lacquer with coastal village scene depicted in gold takamakiye (sprinkled) lacquer. Oblong in shape; both ends slightly convex. Roundish in cross-section. Red coral ojime (bed), ball-shaped. Netsuke - circular ivory case with fitted metal lid. Scene on lid depicts well-dressed nobleman riding on a mythical creature who is crawling along the ground. All joined with brown cord with metal bead with trees and bird?


Value assigned £50


Maximum dimensions (H x W x D) (inro): 84 x 42 x 25mm
Maximum dimensions (H x W x D) (netsuke): 259 x 45 x 13mm

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