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[ Tiger in Bamboo Forest ]

Japanese Antique Inro (Tiger in Bamboo Forest)

Japanese Antique Inro, Crack

Reference Number
IN-10033
Title
[ Tiger in Bamboo Grove ] 
Time
The Edo period (1603- 1868) or The Meiji era (1868-1912)
Inscription
No Inscription
Inro Size
5.7 x 6.8 cm ( 2.2 x 2.7 inches )
Netsuke Size
Wood (Lacquered), 2.8 x 2.5 cm ( 1.1 x 1 inches )
Ojime
Old Black Glass
Total Weight
53 grams
Box
No Box
Techniques
Maki-e with Gold lacquer, Urushi-e painting
Description
The motif is a tiger in bamboo grove.
In earlier years, it was considered that tigers lived in bamboo forest.
The motif is expressed in the Maki-e gold lacquer and the Urushi-e painting.
The Netsuke is made of wood.
It is lacquered with Urushi, and, the sun and waves are expressed in carving.
The Ojime seems to be made of old black glass.
Small cracks and chips are recognized on the Inro.
There is a hole on the bottom of the second section.
Price
Sold, Thank you !
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