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SA840833

Beautiful Antique (edo Period) Japanese Five-case Lacquer Inro Depicting Japanese Horsetail

Price

£675 | $894 USD | €770 EUR
Item Number: SA840833
Date of manufacture: 19th Century
Current Status: For sale
Seller: Antik Dragon Japanese & Other Fine Art
This antique has been viewed 6 times in the last 24 hours and last viewed just 22 min's ago.

Description

Lovely Japanese late Edo period five-case lacquer inro depicting Japanese horsetail (barred horsetail/equisetum japonicum), the exterior worked in gold maki-e on a black ground. The interior is decorated in nashiji. Unsigned. Comes with a jade/glass ojime.
Edo Period, mid 19th Century
Unsigned.
Height 10cm, width 5cm, depth 3cm.
Excellent original condition.
Horsetail is a plant used to make medicine thatís employed for Ďfluid retentioní (edema), kidney and bladder stones, urinary tract infections, the inability to control urination (incontinence), and general disturbances of the kidney and bladder.
Internal Ref: AD134/21



Declaration

This item is antique. The date of manufacture has been declared as 19th Century.


Dimensions

Height = 10 cm (3.9")
Width = 5 cm (2.0")
Depth = 3 cm (1.2")


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Antik Dragon Japanese & Other Fine Art
Bath
Somerset
United Kingdom
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