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    Sale 7622

    Japanese Art and Design

    11 November 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 118

    A Cloisonné Enamel Scent Bottle

    SIGNED KYOTO NAMIKAWA [WORKSHOP OF NAMIKAWA YASUYUKI, 1845-1927], MEIJI PERIOD (LATE 19TH CENTURY)

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    A Cloisonné Enamel Scent Bottle
    Signed Kyoto Namikawa [workshop of Namikawa Yasuyuki, 1845-1927], Meiji Period (late 19th century)
    Worked in silver and gilt wire and various coloured cloisonné enamels with two panels of butterflies amongst flowers on black grounds, the surrounding areas with flowers and scrolling foliage on a deep red ground, brass mounts
    6.2cm. high


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