JAPANESE GOLD LACQUER INRO BY THE SHIBAYAMA FAMILY
JAPANESE GOLD LACQUER INRO BY THE SHIBAYAMA FAMILY
JAPANESE GOLD LACQUER INRO BY THE SHIBAYAMA FAMILY
JAPANESE GOLD LACQUER INRO BY THE SHIBAYAMA FAMILY
JAPANESE GOLD LACQUER INRO BY THE SHIBAYAMA FAMILY

JAPANESE GOLD LACQUER INRO BY THE SHIBAYAMA FAMILY

c. 1890 JAPAN

Offered by Steve Sly Japanese Works Of Art (Stags Head Antiques Ltd)

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As part of our oriental collection we are delighted to offer this stunning quality and condition Japanese gold lacquer and Shibayama decorated inro that we can firmly attribute to the Shibayama family factory , this large inro is finely decorated to the front with the use of a multitude of semi precious hardstones and depicts a bird wearing swords and carrying a sack while a samurai dances with a fan and a monkey holds out a banner that reads No 1 in Japan , a most unusual subject , the reverse is decorated in a more usual tranquil garden setting with birds amidst flora , both panels are set within silver cartouches surrounded by high quality gold lacquer mons , the ivory ojime bead carved with geese , an absolute gem of gold a lacquer inro !!
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Dimensions
Height 11.50 cm (4.53 inches)
Width 8.50 cm (3.35 inches)
Medium
GOLD LACQUER /HARDSTONES
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Atrr to SHIBAYAMA
Steve Sly Japanese Works Of Art (Stags Head Antiques Ltd)

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