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Lot 160 - JAP0522

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Lot details

By Sakiyama Yoshimasa, signed Shen Nanpin (Nanping Shenquan) no zu ni motte, Seikotei ni oite kore o hori utsusu, Sakiyama Yoshimasa zo
Japan, second half of 19th century

A superbly inlaid three-case lacquer inro with a beautifully carved reddish wood ground. One side depicting Hotei with inlays of ivory, mother-of-pearl, stained horn and tortoiseshell. The reverse carved in relief depicting a very finely carved dragon emerging from the turbulent sea. Attached red lacquer ojime.

The inro is signed and inscribed on the sides: 以南蘋沈銓圖、於青江亭彫写之。崎山良正造“Shen Nanpin (Nanping Shenquan) no zu ni motte, Seikotei ni oite kore o hori utsusu, Sakiyama Yoshimasa zo”
Translated: “Based on a painting by Shen Nanpin (active 1682-1780, arrived in Nagasaki, Japan 1731 for two years), engraved at the Seikotei (“Blue Water Pavilion”), Sakiyama Yoshimasa made this”


Condition: Very good condition.
Provenance: European collection.

Trade Certificate: The trade certificate for the sale of this lot within the EU has been granted (permit number AT 22-B-0287).


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