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    Sale 5172

    Japanese Ceramics & Works of Art

    8 November 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 40

    A four-case lacquer inro, signed Kajikawa Bunryusai saku, early 19th Century

    Price Realised  

    A four-case lacquer inro, signed Kajikawa Bunryusai saku, early 19th Century
    decorated in silver, gold and iroe hiramakie, takamakie, kimpun and kirigane with a scene from a palace, with a female courtier behind a bamboo curtain playing the koto while looking out a beautiful garden lit by the full moon, and a couple in a nearby room admiring the stream that runs through the same garden, nashiji interior; small nut ojime -- 3¾in. (9.5cm.)


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