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Auction:
2183
Lot:
1226
Sold for:
$1,880$1,600

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

Description:

Inro, 18th century, three-compartment type, black lacquer with gold maki-e of swallows and wisteria, signed Toja and with his kakihan, dyed ivory ojime, netsuke in the form of a water flute in lacquered wood, signed Kozan in gold.

Literature: Index of Inro Artists, E.A. Wranger, p. 292, p. 152 for the netsuke.
Estimate $1,200-1,400

Keywords

Japanese art, Japanese crafts, Lacquer, Maki-e, Netsuke, Ojime