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Inro

Auction:
2183
Lot:
1222
Sold for:
$2,703$2,300

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Auction:
Sale #2183 - 2183
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
January 25, 2003 10:00AM

Description:

Inro, 18th/19th century, three-compartment type, black lacquer with a design of autumn flowers, and a rooster, hen, and chicks, signed Toyo in gold with a vermilion kakihan, ivory Manju netsuke with a rooster in relief.

Literature: See Index, p. 312.
Estimate $1,200-1,400

Keywords

Chicken, Japanese crafts, Netsuke, Rooster, Vermilion