21 juillet 2021

Top six of from the Edward Wrangham Collection of Japanese Art at Bonhams London, 19 July 2021

Lot 105. A fine and rare black-lacquer three-case saya (sheath) inro, By Kanshosai Toyo, 19th century. Estimate £7,000 - £8,000. Sold for £ 21,500 (€ 24,842). © Bonhams 2001-2021 The saya of roiro, lacquered on either side in shibuichi-nuri (simulated shibuichi) with the maru ni juji mon (crest of a cross within a circle), the emblem of the Shimazu Family, the inner three-case inro with a rich roiro ground finely embellished with an erotic scene of... [Lire la suite]

15 août 2018

A Three-Case Inro, signed Hidari Issan, Edo Period, 19th century

Lot 185. A Three-Case Inro, signed Hidari Issan, Edo Period, 19th century; 8.5cm. long. Estimate GBP 4,000 - GBP 5,000. Price realised GBP 3,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011 Finely carved as a tortoise, with netsuke and ojime similarly carved as tortoises, the netsuke signed Komin and kakihan, the ojime signed Masanao. Christie's. Japanese Art & Design Including Arts of The Samurai, London, South Kensington, 9 November 2011  
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08 août 2018

Three-case inro with dragon and cloud design, Edo period–Meiji era, mid to late 19th century

Three-case inro with dragon and cloud design, Edo period–Meiji era, mid to late 19th century. Carved and stained boxwood; interiors of compartments black lacquer. Overall: 8 x 5.4 x 2.5 cm (3 1/8 x 2 1/8 x 1 in.), William Sturgis Bigelow Collection, 11.23750a. © 2018 Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
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08 août 2018

Three-case inro in the form of a tortoise, Edo period–Meiji era, mid to late 19th century

Three-case inro in the form of a tortoise, Edo period–Meiji era, mid to late 19th century. Carved and stained boxwood; eyes inlaid in horn; interiors of compartments black lacquer. Overall: 9.2 x 6 x 2.9 cm (3 5/8 x 2 3/8 x 1 1/8 in.). William Sturgis Bigelow Collection, 11.23751a. © 2018 Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
08 août 2018

Hokyudo Itsumin, Three-case inro, Edo period–Meiji era, mid to late 19th century

Hokyudo Itsumin, Three-case inro with design of a demon releasing a storm and a magic fox, Edo period–Meiji era, mid to late 19th century. Carved and stained ivory. Carved and stained ivory. William Sturgis Bigelow Collection, 11.23753a. © 2018 Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.