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Five-case Maki-e Inro with Netsuke and Ojime

Auction:
3134B
Lot:
403
Sold for:
$738$600

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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 with Netsuke and Ojime, Japan, 19th century, unsigned, decorated with flying swallows over the sea with rocks and a rising sun, gold- and red-foil-inlaid details, carved cinnabar tsuishu netsuke and a cloisonne ojime ball, likely restrung, inro ht. 2 1/4, netsuke ht. 1 3/4 in.
Estimate $300-500

dents and chips to top and body, minor surface stain, overall wear, loss of cinnabar to netsuke, loss of enamel to ojime.


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, Arts, Cloisonné, Culture, Decorative arts, Fashion accessories, Inlay, Inrō, Japanese lacquerware, Netsuke, Ojime, Visual arts

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