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Five-case Maki-e Inro

Auction:
3212B
Lot:
382
Sold for:
$584$475

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

Description:

Five-case Maki-e Inro, Japan, 19th century, decorated with a scene of houses in the mountains, the reverse showing a river and waterfowl, with black and red lacquer details, signed on base "Kajikawa" and sealed, with a detached resin netsuke of a man and a baby, inro lg. 3 3/4 in.
Estimate $300-500

Missing string, loss to lacquer at corner of one compartment, minor losses at edges.


Items may have wear and tear, imperfections, or the effects of aging. 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 shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

Japan, Art genres, Culture, Decorative arts, Fashion accessories, Inrō, Japanese lacquerware, Lacquer, Maki-e, Netsuke, Visual arts

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