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Mid 19th century


Decorated in fine gold, silver and red togidashi with two pairs of ducks. With a charming cloisonne enamel ojime and lacquered netsuke of an oshidori (mandarin duck), from the late 19th century.


L. 8 cm


In general ducks, and particularly the mandarin ones, are considered emblematic of conjugal love.

A fine three-case inro decorated with two ducks, signed Yasushige saku

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