Japanese Three-Case lacquer Inro, Edo period (18th Century) decorated with dragon cartouches in gold, silver and red on a reddish brown lacquer ground, signed 'Kizan' 7 x 5.5cms
The following lots came from the collection of Soame Jenyns (1904- 1976) and are 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.
Small chip to lacquer on one side channel.
Small loss to lacquer on end compartment.
Small blister in end section.
Very few scratches.
Sold For £400
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