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Asian & international Fine Arts Auction

by I.M. Chait


521 lots with images

July 8, 2012

Live Auction

9330 Civic Center Drive

Beverly Hills, CA, 90210 USA

Phone: +1 (310) 285 0182

Fax: +1 (310) 285 9740

Email: chait@chait.com

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CARVED IVORY NETSUKE: Two Quails

Lot 1: CARVED IVORY NETSUKE: Two Quails

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Description: CARVED IVORY NETSUKE: Two Quails Realistically detailed, early 20th Century carved ivory netsuke; of two quails perched atop millet; after Yukimasa, inscribed signature

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CARVED IVORY NETSUKE: Rooster

Lot 2: CARVED IVORY NETSUKE: Rooster

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Description: CARVED IVORY NETSUKE: Rooster Realistically carved and stained, early 20th Century ivory netsuke; of a seated rooster; after Yukimasa, inscribed in oval reserve

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ANTIQUE WOOD NETSUKE: Rooster

Lot 3: ANTIQUE WOOD NETSUKE: Rooster

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Description: ANTIQUE WOOD NETSUKE: Rooster Finely detailed, realistically carved and darkly stained, antique wood netsuke; of a recumbent rooster curled up, signed Masatami, Circa 1900

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CARVED IVORY NETSUKE: Sparrow

Lot 4: CARVED IVORY NETSUKE: Sparrow

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Description: CARVED IVORY NETSUKE: Sparrow Very realistically carved and stained, early 20th Century ivory netsuke; of a stylized sparrow, inlaid eyes; after Yukimasa, inscribed signature

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CARVED IVORY NETSUKE: Goose

Lot 5: CARVED IVORY NETSUKE: Goose

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Description: CARVED IVORY NETSUKE: Goose Realistically carved and attractively stained, early 20th Century ivory netsuke; of a seated goose, inlaid eyes, signed Komen

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ANTIQUE IVORY NETSUKE: Shi-Shi

Lot 6: ANTIQUE IVORY NETSUKE: Shi-Shi

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Description: ANTIQUE IVORY NETSUKE: Shi-Shi Antique carved ivory netsuke; of a Shi-shi with well detailed fur and inlaid eyes, supporting itself on a ball, signed Ikkosai, Circa 1900

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CARVED IVORY NETSUKE: Two Rats

Lot 7: CARVED IVORY NETSUKE: Two Rats

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Description: CARVED IVORY NETSUKE: Two Rats Realistically carved and attractively patinated, ivory netsuke; of a mother rat and her baby, with inlaid eyes, signed Koryu(?) in rectangular reserve

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CARVED IVORY NETSUKE: Rabbit

Lot 8: CARVED IVORY NETSUKE: Rabbit

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Description: CARVED IVORY NETSUKE: Rabbit Well carved and realistically stained, early 20th Century ivory netsuke; of a rabbit scratching his ears, with inlaid, eyes, signed in oval reserve

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CARVED IVORY NETSUKE: Monkey & Peach

Lot 9: CARVED IVORY NETSUKE: Monkey & Peach

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Description: CARVED IVORY NETSUKE: Monkey & Peach Amusing early 20th Century carved ivory netsuke; of a seated monkey eating a peach and holding a branch of peaches over his shoulder, signed in rectangular reserve, inlaid eyes

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CARVED IVORY NETSUKE: Zodiac Animals

Lot 10: CARVED IVORY NETSUKE: Zodiac Animals

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Description: CARVED IVORY NETSUKE: Zodiac Animals Elaborately carved, early 20th Century ivory netsuke; of the twelve zodiac animals in good openwork detailing, all with inlaid eyes; signed Koryuan(?)

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CARVED IVORY NETSUKE: Rat Catcher

Lot 11: CARVED IVORY NETSUKE: Rat Catcher

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Description: CARVED IVORY NETSUKE: Rat Catcher Carved ivory netsuke; of an unsuccessful rat catcher on his hands and knees, with a rat on his rump, signed Ikkosai(?), early 20th Century

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ANTIQUE IVORY FIGURAL OKIMONO

Lot 12: ANTIQUE IVORY FIGURAL OKIMONO

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Description: ANTIQUE IVORY FIGURAL OKIMONO Finely detailed, antique ivory netsuke-sized okimono; of a figure with monkeys and peaches, signed on inlaid lacquered plaque Kogyoku

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CARVED IVORY NETSUKE: Man & Horse

Lot 13: CARVED IVORY NETSUKE: Man & Horse

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Description: CARVED IVORY NETSUKE: Man & Horse Well detailed, early 20th Century carved ivory netsuke; of a man washing a horse, signed Kogyoku

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CARVED IVORY NETSUKE: Farmer & Frog

Lot 14: CARVED IVORY NETSUKE: Farmer & Frog

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Description: CARVED IVORY NETSUKE: Farmer & Frog Amusing carved ivory netsuke; of a farmer kneeling over harvesting rice, a frog behind him, signed Kogyoku, early 20th Century

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CARVED IVORY NETSUKE: Seated Daikoku

Lot 15: CARVED IVORY NETSUKE: Seated Daikoku

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Description: CARVED IVORY NETSUKE: Seated Daikoku Early 20th Century carved ivory netsuke; of a seated Daikoku with mallet, watching a frog and rabbit wrestling, signed Ikkosai(?) in rectangular reserve

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CARVED IVORY FIGURAL NETSUKE

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Description: CARVED IVORY FIGURAL NETSUKE Amusing early 20th Century, carved ivory netsuke; of an elderly man stooped over and carrying a jar, signed

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CARVED IVORY NETSUKE: Seated Man

Lot 17: CARVED IVORY NETSUKE: Seated Man

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Description: CARVED IVORY NETSUKE: Seated Man Carved ivory netsuke; of a man seated and tending to his wounded knee, signed Kogyoku, early 20th Century

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ANTIQUE IVORY NETSUKE: Stone Lifter

Lot 18: ANTIQUE IVORY NETSUKE: Stone Lifter

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Description: ANTIQUE IVORY NETSUKE: Stone Lifter Finely executed, antique carved ivory netsuke; of a stone lifter with a grimacing expression, unsigned; attractive patina, late 19th Century

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ANTIQUE IVORY NETSUKE: Demon & Shoki

Lot 19: ANTIQUE IVORY NETSUKE: Demon & Shoki

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Description: ANTIQUE IVORY NETSUKE: Demon & Shoki Antique and very attractively patinated, carved ivory netsuke; of a small figure/demon pulling on Shoki's beard, unsigned, 19th Century

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CARVED IVORY NETSUKE: Wind God

Lot 20: CARVED IVORY NETSUKE: Wind God

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Description: CARVED IVORY NETSUKE: Wind God Amusing, early 20th Century carved ivory netsuke; of the wind god (Futen), seated holding his banner of wind, signed __gyoku

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CARVED IVORY NETSUKE: Karako & Fukurokuju

Lot 21: CARVED IVORY NETSUKE: Karako & Fukurokuju

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Description: CARVED IVORY NETSUKE: Karako & Fukurokuju Amusing early 20th Century carved ivory netsuke; of a karako cleaning the ear of Fukurokuju with an exaggeratedly tall forehead, signed Keigiyoku

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CARVED IVORY NETSUKE: Boy & Hotei

Lot 22: CARVED IVORY NETSUKE: Boy & Hotei

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Description: CARVED IVORY NETSUKE: Boy & Hotei Amusing carved ivory netsuke; of a small boy painting the distended stomach of a reclining and laughing Hotei, early 20th Century, signed Kogyoku

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ANTIQUE IVORY NETSUKE: Hotei Resting

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Description: ANTIQUE IVORY NETSUKE: Hotei Resting Antique and finely patinated, carved ivory netsuke; of Hotei resting with his head on his large sack; 19th Century, signed Rantei

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CARVED IVORY NETSUKE: Shoki with Sword

Lot 24: CARVED IVORY NETSUKE: Shoki with Sword

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Description: CARVED IVORY NETSUKE: Shoki with Sword Well detailed, early 20th Century carved ivory netsuke; of a robust Shoki holding his sword behind his back, signed Baishodo (early Bishu signature)

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CARVED IVORY NETSUKE: Beauty & Gourd

Lot 25: CARVED IVORY NETSUKE: Beauty & Gourd

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Description: CARVED IVORY NETSUKE: Beauty & Gourd Charming early 20th Century, carved and parcel lacquered ivory netsuke; of a beauty holding a double gourd vessel and fan, by Ryosei, signed

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CARVED IVORY NETSUKE: Okame & Oni

Lot 26: CARVED IVORY NETSUKE: Okame & Oni

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Description: CARVED IVORY NETSUKE: Okame & Oni Well carved, early 20th Century ivory netsuke; of Okame standing and holding a box of beans, with an oni crouching behind her, signed Kogyoku

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CARVED IVORY NETSUKE: Woman & Cat

Lot 27: CARVED IVORY NETSUKE: Woman & Cat

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Description: CARVED IVORY NETSUKE: Woman & Cat Amusing carved ivory netsuke; of a woman squatting above a cat, signed in rectangular reserve, early 20th Century

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CARVED IVORY NETSUKE: Beauty & Child

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Description: CARVED IVORY NETSUKE: Beauty & Child Early 20th Century carved ivory netsuke; of a kneeling beauty breast-feeding a child, signed

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CARVED IVORY NETSUKE: Woman & Child

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Description: CARVED IVORY NETSUKE: Woman & Child Charming early 20th Century carved ivory netsuke; of a reclined woman with a child mischievously playing on her hip, signed Yukiharu

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CARVED IVORY NETSUKE: Women & Child

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Description: CARVED IVORY NETSUKE: Women & Child Early 20th Century, well detailed carved ivory netsuke; of a woman carrying a child on her back; signed Kogyoku

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CARVED IVORY NETSUKE: Woman Washing

Lot 31: CARVED IVORY NETSUKE: Woman Washing

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Description: CARVED IVORY NETSUKE: Woman Washing Elaborately carved, early 20th Century ivory netsuke; of a woman washing in water and pinning up her hair, signed in rectangular reserve

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PAIR CARVED IVORY NETSUKE: Two Nudes

Lot 32: PAIR CARVED IVORY NETSUKE: Two Nudes

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Description: PAIR CARVED IVORY NETSUKE: Two Nudes Pair of carved ivory figural netsuke; of two kneeling nude beauties in the same pose, both with long ponytails; by Sumi, signed

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CARVED IVORY SHUNGA NETSUKE: Clam

Lot 33: CARVED IVORY SHUNGA NETSUKE: Clam

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Description: CARVED IVORY SHUNGA NETSUKE: Clam Unusual, carved and lightly stained, shunga ivory manju-type netsuke; with an erotic scene of a woman and octopus to the underside of a clam, signed Yukimasa, mid 20th Century

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CARVED IVORY SASHI NETSUKE

Lot 34: CARVED IVORY SASHI NETSUKE

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Description: CARVED IVORY SASHI NETSUKE Of long and sinuous form, carved ivory obi hasami sashi netsuke; the upper portion of a dolphin with inlaid eyes and terminating with a mermaid; by Bishu, signed

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CARVED IVORY SASHI NETSUKE

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Description: CARVED IVORY SASHI NETSUKE Carved ivory obi hasami sashi netsuke; of an elegant phoenix, its head turned backwards and with double inlaid eyes; by Bishu, signed

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FIFTEEN OLD & ANTIQUE NETSUKE

Lot 36: FIFTEEN OLD & ANTIQUE NETSUKE

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Description: FIFTEEN OLD & ANTIQUE NETSUKE 根付組 十五件 Group of fifteen old and antique netsuke including: shell inlaid wood temple figure; wood Shi-shi; wood kagamibuta with Hotei to metal lid; lacquered boy with fan; ceramic Okame mask; ivory "clam's dream"; fossil ivory trunk; stained ivory demon; stained ivory umbrella; together with six carved various ivory figures; some signed; all 18th and 19th Century

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COLLECTION OF ANTIQUE SWORD FITTINGS

Lot 37: COLLECTION OF ANTIQUE SWORD FITTINGS

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Description: COLLECTION OF ANTIQUE SWORD FITTINGS 日本刀配件組 Collection of various antique Japanese bronze sword furniture including: one tsuba; six menuki; seven fuchi, and three kashira; together with two miniature single case inro; H: 2 7/8" (tsuba)

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ANTIQUE JAPANESE IRON TSUBA

Lot 38: ANTIQUE JAPANESE IRON TSUBA

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Description: ANTIQUE JAPANESE IRON TSUBA 鐵製日本刀鐔 Antique Japanese iron tsuba; of oval form with scalloped edge, openwork cast with design of dragon heads; H: 2 3/4"; wood box

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ANTIQUE JAPANESE BRONZE TSUBA

Lot 39: ANTIQUE JAPANESE BRONZE TSUBA

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Description: ANTIQUE JAPANESE BRONZE TSUBA 銅製日本刀鐔 Antique Japanese bronze tsuba; of oval form, with scene of mixed-metal landscape scene of huts along a running river, signed; H: 3"

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ANTIQUE JAPANESE IRON TSUBA

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Description: ANTIQUE JAPANESE IRON TSUBA 鐵製日本刀鐔 Antique Japanese iron tsuba; of oval form, with mixed-metal design of skulls & bones; H: 2 7/8"

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ANTIQUE JAPANESE IRON TSUBA

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Description: ANTIQUE JAPANESE IRON TSUBA 鐵製日本刀鐔 Antique Japanese iron tsuba; of circular form with scalloped edge, with design of scrolling foliage and gold lacquered lotus blossoms to either side; D: 3"

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ANTIQUE JAPANESE BRONZE TSUBA

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Description: ANTIQUE JAPANESE BRONZE TSUBA 銅製日本刀鐔 Antique Japanese bronze tsuba; of quatrefoil form, with design of gilt pine branches, signed; H: 3"

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ANTIQUE JAPANESE BRONZE TSUBA

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Description: ANTIQUE JAPANESE BRONZE TSUBA 銅製日本刀鐔 Antique Japanese bronze tsuba; of quatrefoil form, with mixed-metal design of a finely dressed nobleman on a veranda beside a running stream, verso with gate and fence; H: 2 7/8"

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ANTIQUE LACQUER FOUR-CASE INRO SUITE

Lot 44: ANTIQUE LACQUER FOUR-CASE INRO SUITE

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Description: ANTIQUE LACQUER FOUR-CASE INRO SUITE 團花紋漆印籠配饅頭根付 Antique brown lacquer four-case inro suite; with design of finely detailed gold lacquer mon; together with matching manju netsuke, signed, and with amber ojime bead; 19th Century; H: 3 1/8"(inro)

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ANTIQUE SIX-CASE INLAID LACQUER INRO

Lot 45: ANTIQUE SIX-CASE INLAID LACQUER INRO

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Description: ANTIQUE SIX-CASE INLAID LACQUER INRO 嵌貝殻蒔絵金漆印籠配緒締 Antique gold lacquer and Shibayama inlaid six-case inro: with design of ornate floral mon; signed on inlaid shell plaque; together with metal work figural ojime of a dancer, 19th Century; H: 3 3/4"

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ANTIQUE FOUR-CASE LACQUER INRO SUITE

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Description: ANTIQUE FOUR-CASE LACQUER INRO SUITE 彫金印籠配饅頭根付 Antique gold lacquer four-case inro suite; with finely detailed and charming design based on an old Japanese folktale, depicting a wedding procession of fox spirirts (kitsune); signed; together with wood and metal manju netsuke, 19th Century; H: 3 1/2"(inro)

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ANTIQUE SINGLE-CASE LACQUER INRO

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Description: ANTIQUE SINGLE-CASE LACQUER INRO 花蝶蒔絵漆印籠 Antique brown lacquer single-case inro: with finely detailed appliqué butterflies to one side, the other with a spray of floral blossom branches; the interior with removable inner tray; signed, late 19th Century; W: 3 1/4"

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ANTIQUE TWO-CASE LACQUER INRO

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Description: ANTIQUE TWO-CASE LACQUER INRO 蒔絵漆印籠配緒締及根付 Antique two-case lacquer inro; of unusual diminutive size: with gold lacquer and shell inlaid floral mon, signed; with coral ojime and matching lacquered box-form netsuke; H: 2"(inro)

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ANTIQUE BLACK LACQUER INRO IN SLEEVE

Lot 49: ANTIQUE BLACK LACQUER INRO IN SLEEVE

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Description: ANTIQUE BLACK LACQUER INRO IN SLEEVE 地龜魚漆印籠配緒締 Very unusual, antique black lacquer three-case inro; in a single sleeve with appliqué carved turtle to one side and fish to the other; collection mark to base; with amber-like ojime bead; H: 3"

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ANTIQUE TWO-CASE LACQUER INRO

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Description: ANTIQUE TWO-CASE LACQUER INRO 風景人物漆印籠配緒締 Unusual and antique, carved two-case lacquer inro: with figural design of sage to one side and landscape to verso, housed in open lacquer sleeve of foliate design; carved bone ojime; H: 3"

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