Offered by: Tishu
By appointment only Atlanta, GA 30327 , United States Call Seller 305.400.0561


Large Japanese Lacquer Inro with Maki-e Landscape Meiji Period

$ 3,500
  • Description
    A Japanese four-case inro with string and an amber bead ojime of Meiji period circa 19th century. The relatively large inro has a black lacquered background with fine detailed gold hiramaki-e decoration. On one side, a cluster of three huts stand under the pine and maple trees by the edge of the water; On the other side, a pair of wood barrels that were used to fetched water was curiously left by the water, under the watch of a half-hidden crescent silver moon. Both sides features small hills and clouds of gold fundame (ikakeji) in the far ground; and rocky outcrops with gold kirigane (small square inlays) in the foreground. The interior is of black urushi, Not signed.
  • More Information
    Origin: Japan
    Period: 19th Century
    Materials: lacquered wood with Maki-e
    Condition: Good. Wear consistent with age and use. Maki-e surface is well preserved with some minor rubbing and losses of gilt, roughness on some spots along the edge, a few small impact dings on the top.
    Creation Date: 19th century
    Styles / Movements: Bespoke, Asian, Traditional
    Patterns: Asian/Oriental, Handmade
    Incollect Reference #: 401140
  • Dimensions
    W. 3.5 in; H. 3 in; H.2. 0.8 in;
    W. 8.89 cm; H. 7.62 cm; H.2. 2.03 cm;
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