03-22-2019 03-22-2019
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
3212B Boston
March 22, 2019 10:00AMCalender
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Four Assorted Inros

$1,169$950
Auction: Asian Works Of Art - 3212B Location: Boston Date / Time: March 22, 2019 10:00AM

Description:

Four Assorted Inros, Japan, 19th century, a rounded rectangular black/gold lacquered four-case inro with cinnabar box-shape netsuke and tubular metal ojime; an encased rectangular silver three-case inro with red bead ojime and mushroom-shaped netsuke; a red/brown lacquered three-case inro with shell-shaped netsuke, decorated with a qilin to both sides; and a covered circular lacquered inro decorated with polychrome shishi and dragon in relief, ht. to 3 1/4, dia. to 2 3/8 in.
Estimate $300-500

age wear and tear with some old chips, age cracks, dents, surface dirt, metal one with dent.


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Keywords

Japan, Art media, Bead, Culture, Fashion accessories, Inrō, Japanese lacquerware, Netsuke, Ojime, Visual arts