8 November 2007,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 2,500
Estimate GBP 1,500 - GBP 1,800
A four-case lacquer inro, 19th Century
decorated in gold hiramakie, kirigane, kimpun, silver, gold and iroe takamakie with aogai and ivory inlay on a gold ground with Kwanyu, the God of War, standing holding his halberd and Liu Pei seated below a pine tree, nashiji interiors, glass ojime -- 3½in. (8.9cm.)
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