11 November 2008,
London, King Street
Price realised GBP 3,250
Estimate GBP 3,500 - GBP 4,000
A group of eighty-nine fuchi-kashira and various
Edo Period (19th century)
A shibuichi pair carved in katakiri with a tiger by a waterfall, signed Takase Eiju Kao; a shakudo nanako pair of fuchi kashira depicting a village scene by the sea in iroe takazogan; a shibuchi ishimeiji pair depicting boys in low relief, gilt details; a shibuichi pair with flowers in iroe takazogan; a shibuichi pair depicting birds and millet in iroe takazogan; a shibuichi pair depicting a house in low relief, gilt details; a shakudo pair inlaid with a gilt dragon in waves and eighty-two other odd fuchi and kashira (89)
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