Project Description

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

Provenance:

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

Information:

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

MR3461

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