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Five-case Maki-e Inro

Auction:
3134B
Lot:
401
Sold for:
$369$300

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Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - 3134B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
September 14, 2018 10:00AM

Description:

Five-case Maki-e Inro, Japan, 19th century, Kakosai Shozan, depicting a blooming peach tree branch, with mother-of-pearl inlaid details, signed "Kakosai" to bottom, ht. 3 3/4 in.
Estimate $300-500

loss of inlaid details, overall wear with fine surface scratches, broken string without matching ojime and netsuke.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). 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 Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

Japan, Fiction, Inrō, Japanese art, Japanese lacquerware, Peach, Princess Peach, Visual arts

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