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    Sale 7553

    The Bob Moore Collection of Japanese Art and Design

    5 - 7 November 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 273

    A bunko [document box] and suzuribako [writing box]

    MEIJI PERIOD (LATE 19TH CENTURY)

    Price Realised  

    A bunko [document box] and suzuribako [writing box]
    Meiji Period (late 19th century)
    Each decorated in fine gold hiramaki-e, takamaki-e, gold foil, kinpun, hirame, nashiji and silver togidashi-e, the suzuribako with a boat tethered beneath pine trees, the interior with gold and silver water dropper, slate inkstone and a set of implements mounted in silver, chased and engraved with foliage, silver rims, the bunko with a pavilion beneath pine trees and a cascading waterfall, the interior of the cover with a further pavilion in a lakeland landscape, nashiji interior
    26cm. and 44cm. long


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