Asian Art Auction

December 04, 2017

LOT 14
A Three-Case Japanese Ivory Inro, Early to Mid 19th Century
  • A Three-Case Japanese Ivory Inro, Early to Mid 19th Century
  • A Three-Case Japanese Ivory Inro, Early to Mid 19th Century

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A Three-Case Japanese Ivory Inro, Early to Mid 19th Century

The ground finely carved in relief depicting the catfish Namazu and the two gods Kashima and Daikoku, the reverse with three turtles depicting the life of Minogame, floral patterns carved throughout, the ivory bead ojime carved with a hooded man, signed 孝親工 at the bottom
length 3.5 in — 9 cm

Estimate $1,000-$1,200

Realised: $960
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

Additional Info:

Department: Asian Art
Materials: Ivory
Origin: Japan