Lot 364 - A195AS Asian Art: Japan, India, South-East Asia - Thursday, 03. December 2020, 03.00 PM

A LACQUER INRO DEPICTING A BIRD IN THE REED.

Japan, 18th/19th c. Length 8 cm.
Four-case. In silver takamakie a bird in grasslands, the back in subtle nashiji on brown lacquer ground. Signed in gold lacquer Kanshôsai and kao (which refers to Iizuka Tôyô). Glass bead ojime.

Provenance: Old Swiss private collection, purchased 1986.
For inrô with comparable signatures see Bonhams, London, November 10, 2015, lot 13 and November 8, 2017, lot 15.

CHF 4 000 / 6 000

€ 3 740 / 5 610

Sold for CHF 5 000 (including buyer’s premium)
All information is subject to change.