Lot 365 - A195AS Asian Art: Japan, India, South-East Asia - Thursday, 03. December 2020, 03.00 PM

AN INRO DECORATED WITH CHRYSANTHEMUM.

Japan, 19th c. Length 7.5 cm.
Three-case. The character for long life (kotobuki) surrounded by flowers in takamakie on nashiji and black lacquered ground. Signed Kobayashi Yasu and kao (presumably Kobayashi Yasuaki). Metal ojime. Very minor damage.

Provenance: Old Swiss private collection, purchased with Spink & Son Ltd. 1982 (invoice available). Ex Tomkinson collection no.169, seal removed.

CHF 2 500 / 3 500

€ 2 340 / 3 270