Lot Number : 43

  •  Japanese 19th Century four-case Inro decorated with butterflies and chrysanthemum on a gold ground with ojime bead and a miniature four-case Inro decorated in gilt with flowers and rock work 5 x 3cms-  Soame Jenyns Collection
  •  Japanese 19th Century four-case Inro decorated with butterflies and chrysanthemum on a gold ground with ojime bead and a miniature four-case Inro decorated in gilt with flowers and rock work 5 x 3cms-  Soame Jenyns Collection
  •  Japanese 19th Century four-case Inro decorated with butterflies and chrysanthemum on a gold ground with ojime bead and a miniature four-case Inro decorated in gilt with flowers and rock work 5 x 3cms-  Soame Jenyns Collection
  •  Japanese 19th Century four-case Inro decorated with butterflies and chrysanthemum on a gold ground with ojime bead and a miniature four-case Inro decorated in gilt with flowers and rock work 5 x 3cms-  Soame Jenyns Collection
  •  Japanese 19th Century four-case Inro decorated with butterflies and chrysanthemum on a gold ground with ojime bead and a miniature four-case Inro decorated in gilt with flowers and rock work 5 x 3cms-  Soame Jenyns Collection
  •  Japanese 19th Century four-case Inro decorated with butterflies and chrysanthemum on a gold ground with ojime bead and a miniature four-case Inro decorated in gilt with flowers and rock work 5 x 3cms-  Soame Jenyns Collection
  •  Japanese 19th Century four-case Inro decorated with butterflies and chrysanthemum on a gold ground with ojime bead and a miniature four-case Inro decorated in gilt with flowers and rock work 5 x 3cms-  Soame Jenyns Collection
  •  Japanese 19th Century four-case Inro decorated with butterflies and chrysanthemum on a gold ground with ojime bead and a miniature four-case Inro decorated in gilt with flowers and rock work 5 x 3cms-  Soame Jenyns Collection
  •  Japanese 19th Century four-case Inro decorated with butterflies and chrysanthemum on a gold ground with ojime bead and a miniature four-case Inro decorated in gilt with flowers and rock work 5 x 3cms-  Soame Jenyns Collection
  •  Japanese 19th Century four-case Inro decorated with butterflies and chrysanthemum on a gold ground with ojime bead and a miniature four-case Inro decorated in gilt with flowers and rock work 5 x 3cms-  Soame Jenyns Collection
  •  Japanese 19th Century four-case Inro decorated with butterflies and chrysanthemum on a gold ground with ojime bead and a miniature four-case Inro decorated in gilt with flowers and rock work 5 x 3cms-  Soame Jenyns Collection
  •  Japanese 19th Century four-case Inro decorated with butterflies and chrysanthemum on a gold ground with ojime bead and a miniature four-case Inro decorated in gilt with flowers and rock work 5 x 3cms-  Soame Jenyns Collection
  •  Japanese 19th Century four-case Inro decorated with butterflies and chrysanthemum on a gold ground with ojime bead and a miniature four-case Inro decorated in gilt with flowers and rock work 5 x 3cms-  Soame Jenyns Collection
  •  Japanese 19th Century four-case Inro decorated with butterflies and chrysanthemum on a gold ground with ojime bead and a miniature four-case Inro decorated in gilt with flowers and rock work 5 x 3cms-  Soame Jenyns Collection

Description : Japanese 19th Century four-case Inro decorated with butterflies and chrysanthemum on a gold ground with ojime bead and a miniature four-case Inro decorated in gilt with flowers and rock work 5 x 3cms- Soame Jenyns Collection

Condition Report:

This lot comes from the collection of Soame Jenyns (1904- 1976) and is being sold by order of the executors of his younger son, the late John Jenyns. Soame Jenyns was Assistant Keeper of Oriental Antiquities at The British Museum from 1931-1967. He published several books including: "A Background to Chinese Painting" published 1935, "Chinese Archaic Jades in the British Museum" 1951, "Ming Pottery & Porcelain" 1953 etc. Open and closes easily. Not signed. Good condition. One or two small scratches. Smaller inro 5 ½ cm x 3cm.

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Sold For £440

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