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Inro, Netsuke, F2012.57

Physical Description

Four case inro with netsuke. Inro - black lacquer. Scene depicts 5 oxen beneath flowering plum tree in gold takamakiye and nashiji. Rectangular in shape, oval in cross-section. Both ends flat and in gold takamakiye. Attached with white cord (threaded through four corners) to ivory netsuke. Netsuke in form of two men - one small, lying on a table with carved legs; the other rests his elbows on end of table. Ivory, uncarved base.


Value assigned £300


Maximum dimensions (H x W x D): 187 x 61 x 28mm

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