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Four case Black Lacquer Inro with Tortoise-shell Inlays

With a ground of broken rinzu pattern over worn roiro-nashiji, decorated with kidney-shaped panels enclosing lacustrian landscapes, four inlaid with tortoise-shell, two further lacquered panels with flowers

Unsigned. Circa 1700

8.1 cm

Spherical tooth ojime


Nihon Token (M. Dean), 1988

EA Wrangham (his loose label nod. 1917 inside), sold at his 3rd sale, Bonhams  15/05/12, lot 198

Jacques Carré


In addition to the Wrangham label, there is another loose one inside inscribed WHS and L.293, as well as an adhered label inscribed 188B