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    Sale 5333

    Chinese & Japanese Art

    15 May 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 2

    A Collection of nine ojime, 19th Century

    Price Realised  


    A Collection of nine ojime, 19th Century
    the first seven in various metals, such as iron, bronze, copper and gilt: spherical in basket weave; the figure of Otafuku seated in kimono; another, of a lady also seated; a peach with attached sprig; a fly resting on an edamame bean, sealed Ho; a tobacco pouch; another, cast and pierced with sprays of kiku; of wood with silver inlay in the form of an omamori; and the last of iroe lacquer in the shape of a vajra -- 0¾in. (1.9cm.) max. (9)

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