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    Sale 7553

    The Bob Moore Collection of Japanese Art and Design

    5 - 7 November 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 228

    A gilt bronze sutra box

    KAMAKURA PERIOD (14TH - 16TH CENTURY)

    Price Realised  

    A gilt bronze sutra box
    Kamakura Period (14th - 16th century)
    The rectangular box with flush-fitting cover, the sides chased, engraved and hammered with lotus flowers and scrolling foliage, with applied copper gilt Buddhist wheels and vajra, the interior of the cover in black lacquer, brocade lining
    36cm. long


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