• Japanese Art & Design auction at Christies

    Sale 5968

    Japanese Art & Design

    4 November 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 108

    A Ceramic Inro

    SIGNED MIURA KENYA (1825-1889)

    Price Realised  

    A Ceramic Inro
    Signed Miura Kenya (1825-1889)
    Illustrating two stages of the Tokaido after prints by Hiroshige, with attached ojime and manju
    7.5cm. high


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    The two prints depicted are Kanbara Yoru no yuki [Evening Snow, Kanbara] and Yui Satta mine [Satta Pass, Yui], both from the series Tokaido gojusan tsugi no uchi [The Fifty-three Stations of the Tokaido Road].

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