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Lot *1206

An early Inrô and a Rinpa-style Inrô

Estimated Value:

1.200 € - 1.800 €

Result:

1.557 € incl. Premium and VAT

Description:

Japan. Edo period
6,6 x 5,5 cm. und 8,5 x 7,5 cm
a) A four-case inrô decorated in takamaki-e with silver and gold inlays, each with a stag under a maple tree on a black lacquer ground with hirame. Wooden manjû with carved guri decoration; b) A three-case inrô decorated with iris in gold and silver takamaki-e with lead and mother-of-pearl inlays on a ground imitating rough bark.
From a South German private collection, assembled by several generations in the family since 1912 - Old traces of use, partly cracks