Rare child's inro with ojime and netsuke in gilt bronze, composed of a compartment entirely made in ivory with inlaid shibayama design of mother-of-pearl and silver filigree.
Gilt bronze netsuke of a small macaque on top of a pumpkin. Resin ojime and ivory inro with Shibayama inlayed design with different types of mother-of-pearl in colours that vary from pink, to yellow, to purple to white, with the butterflies antennae in silver. There is a peony in yellowish mother-of-pearl on the other side with white flowers and purplish reflections.
Inro dimensions: 5 x 4 x 2 cm
Ojime: 1 cm
Netsuke: 3 cm
Very good condition.
The lot will be carefully packaged and shipped within 1 or at most 2 business days from the day of payment. The shipping price includes delivery via UPS, TNT, DHL or SDA courier (depending on destination address) with full insurance and professional packaging.
Original certificate compiled by Luca Mastromauro, an expert in Japanese art, registered with Milan Chamber of Commerce (number: 2617), which will be sent with the lot.
Copy of certificate of antiquity will be included with the item, which conforms with the international CITES regulations, drawn up by CESAR centre of studies for archaeometry with offices in London, Milan and Rome. The original is only available upon request.
This item cannot be sold to buyers outside the EU.
- Bronze doré, Fil d’argent, Ivoire d’éléphant, Nacre
- Période Meiji (1868–1912)
- Région/Pays d’origine
- Titre de l’œuvre d’art
- Rare - Shibayama inlay of flying butterflies and floral arrangement
- Très bon état, voir la description
- 4.5×4×2 cm