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Four Assorted Inros

Auction:
3212B
Lot:
377
Sold for:
$1,169$950

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Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - 3212B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
March 22, 2019 10:00AM

Description:

Four Assorted Inros, Japan, 19th century, a rounded rectangular black/gold lacquered four-case inro with cinnabar box-shape netsuke and tubular metal ojime; an encased rectangular silver three-case inro with red bead ojime and mushroom-shaped netsuke; a red/brown lacquered three-case inro with shell-shaped netsuke, decorated with a qilin to both sides; and a covered circular lacquered inro decorated with polychrome shishi and dragon in relief, ht. to 3 1/4, dia. to 2 3/8 in.
Estimate $300-500

age wear and tear with some old chips, age cracks, dents, surface dirt, metal one with dent.


Items may have wear and tear, imperfections, or the effects of aging. Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

Japan, Art media, Bead, Culture, Fashion accessories, Inrō, Japanese lacquerware, Netsuke, Ojime, Visual arts

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