Another Japanese four-case lacquer Inro, 18th Century, decorated with a monk and scholars beside a tiger and pine tree in gold, silver, black, green and amber and with stained stag antler ojime bead 10 x 8cms- Soame Jenyns Collection
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.
Opens and closes easily. Interior sections have wear and damage including some cracking and warping. Tiny chip to base of one channel.
Sold For £360
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