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[ Sumiyoshi Shrine Pagodas ] with Ivory Netsuke

Japanese Antique Edo Meiji Inro with Netsuke & Ojime
Reference Number
IN-10032
Title
[ Sumiyoshi Shrine Pagodas ] 
Time
The Edo period (1603 - 1868) or Meiji era (1868-1912)
Inscription
No Inscription
Inro Size
6.5 x 6.3 cm ( 2.6 x 2.5 inches )
Netsuke Size
Ivory, 5.0 x 4.4 cm ( 2 x 1.7 inches )
Ojime
Ivory
Total Weight
63 grams
Box
Wood Box
Techniques
Vermilion Urushi Lacquer, Maki-e Gold Lacquer, Urushi-e
Description
Pagodas of Sumiyoshi Shrine are expressed on both sides of the Inro in the Shu-Urushi (bright red lacquer), Maki-e and Urushi-e.
Sumiyoshi Shrine is is famous place for beautiful scenery in Japan.
It is also a beauty spot of Matsu tree grove.
The both Netsuke and Ojime are made from ivory.
The Hotei God (One of the Seven Deities of Good Fortune) is expressed in engraving.
The shape of the Ojime is called Hanabishi in Japanese.
It means argyle and flower shape.
There are amotions of Urushi lacquer and small cracks on the Inro.
Price
Sold, Thank you !
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