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PROPERTY FROM THE DRS. EDMUND J. AND JULIE LEWIS COLLECTION

A RARE INKSTONE CASE MUROMACHI PERIOD, 15TH - 16TH CENTURY
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PROPERTY FROM THE DRS. EDMUND J. AND JULIE LEWIS COLLECTION

A RARE INKSTONE CASE MUROMACHI PERIOD, 15TH - 16TH CENTURY
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Details & Cataloguing

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A RARE INKSTONE CASE MUROMACHI PERIOD, 15TH - 16TH CENTURY
the circular inkstone box with tray for a brush and a flush fitting cover, decorated in negoro style, the red lacquer, worn away in places, revealing the black lacquer beneath
24 cm, 9 1/2  in.
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Literature

Stephen Little and Edmund J. Lewis View of the Pinnacle, Japanese Lacquer writing boxes (Hawai 2011), no.2 pp.4-5

Catalogue Note

Negoro inkstone cases are rare and Kawada only publishes two, see Kawada Sadamu, Negoro nuri: Nihon no Bijitsu (Kyoto, 1985), pp.395-396.

Fine Japanese Art

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