13 May 2009,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 2,375
Estimate GBP 800 - GBP 1,200
A suzuribako [writing box]
Edo Period (19th century)
The rectangular box with flush-fitting cover with fitted inner tray, containing a silver water dropper and slate inkstone, the exterior in gold and silver hiramaki-e, gold foil and hirame on a nashiji ground with peonies, nashiji interior
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