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Lot 6989
Japanese cinnabar lacquer (tsuishu) three-case inro, 19th century, the lenticular body finely carved overall with leafy chrysanthemum blossoms, roiro interiors, 3''l; together with a polychromed ivory ojime carved as a small oni (demon) and a cinnabar and black lacquer hako netsuke featuring a peony spray in a vase on a low table, reversed by a butterfly and fan, 1.5''. Provenance: Property from the Moller Estate (Aptos, CA) collection by bequest for the benefit of the Oakland Museum of California


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6989: Japanese Cinnabar Lacquer Inro, Edo Period

Estimate $800 - $1,200Sep 11, 2011