Lot 56. TWO FOUR-CASE LACQUER INRO

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Auction date:01.10.2020   10:00 UTC +01:00
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Lot 56 | TWO FOUR-CASE LACQUER INRO
The first decorated in gold and silver hiramaki-e, takamaki-e, togidashi, aoikin, oki hirame, and kirikane against a black lacquer ground, with a night scene of an open gateway beside a blossoming cherry tree from which petals fall, and young pine beneath a crescent moon, the reverse with a thatched teahouse beside a stream, nashiji interiors and risers, fundame rims, signed to the base in raised gold lacquer Choko and with kakihan; attached metalwork ojime chiselled, engraved and highlighted in gilt with a swallow in flight and a spray of cherry blossoms

The second decorated in iroe-hiramaki-e, hirame, and inlaid with mother-of-pearl with numerous horses, nashiji risers and interiors, fundame rims
7.7 cm. (3 in.) high (the first)
6.5 cm. (25/8 in.) high (the second)

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CHRISTIE'S
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CHRISTIE'S
8 King Street, St. James's
SW1Y 6QT London
United Kingdom
Preview10.09.2020 - 01.10.2020
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