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ANTIQUE JAPANESE FIVE CASE GOLD LACQUER INRO WITH ORCHIDS

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SKU: 856765/0121

ANTIQUE JAPANESE FIVE CASE GOLD LACQUER INRO WITH ORCHIDS

£595.00

ANTIQUE JAPANESE FIVE CASE GOLD LACQUER INRO WITH ORCHIDS

 

Early 19th century

 

Height: 3½ inches / 8.9 cm
Width: 2 inches / 5 cm
Stock number: 856765/0121
Price: £595

 

An early 19th century Japanese fundame (matt) lacquer gold ground inro decorated with an orchid cluster. The risers in nashiji. By the early 17th century, the orchid flower was a symbol of respect and admiration in Japanese culture. Orchids became so revered in Japan that growing orchids was sometimes considered a noble art form. Together with an agate ojime bead and carved bone netsuke.

Slight rubbing

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