A three-case silver-plated inrô. Late 19th century, possibly after 1891

A three-case silver-plated inrô. Late 19th century, possibly after 1891 - image-1
A three-case silver-plated inrô. Late 19th century, possibly after 1891 - image-2
A three-case silver-plated inrô. Late 19th century, possibly after 1891 - image-1A three-case silver-plated inrô. Late 19th century, possibly after 1891 - image-2

A three-case silver-plated inrô. Late 19th century, possibly after 1891

Displaying a young mother weaving a bamboo courtain (sudare) placed over a frame and a young boy with a tengu mask sitting in front of it and frightening a cat jumping up the frame, on the reverse hibiscus, susuki and a butterfly in engraving. Gilding to the inside. Small metal ojime with a prunus branch and flying bird and a kagamibuta with a disc of white metal engraved with a landscape and an imitation carved lacquer bowl.
Height 7.7 cm; width 5.5 cm

The design is featured in the illustrated book Shinko chôkoku zusen, 1891, p. 3a, there entitled "sudare ami" (weaving a bamboo courtain).

Provenance

Private collection, Paris

Lot 498 Dα

Estimate:
1.000 € - 1.200 €

Result:
1.240 €