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    Sale 7663

    Fasque The Scottish Seat of the Gladstones

    7 May 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 93

    A JAPANESE BLUE-GROUND TWO-FOLD LACQUER SCREEN

    MEIJI PERIOD, LATE 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A JAPANESE BLUE-GROUND TWO-FOLD LACQUER SCREEN
    MEIJI PERIOD, LATE 19TH CENTURY
    Decorated in gold, silver and black hiramaki-e and inlaid in mother-of-pearl and ivory, the kanagu [fittings] copper-gilt engraved, the back with plantain
    68 in. (172.7 cm.) high; 59 in. (149.8 cm.) wide


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    Provenance

    Acquired by Sir John Gladstone, 3rd Baronet, (1852-1926) on a visit to Japan, circa 1890.