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    Sale 7553

    The Bob Moore Collection of Japanese Art and Design

    5 - 7 November 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 274

    A gold lacquer kogo [incense box]

    EDO PERIOD (19TH CENTURY)

    Price Realised  

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    A gold lacquer kogo [incense box]
    Edo Period (19th century)
    The circular box with flush-fitting cover, decorated in gold and silver hiramaki-e, takamaki-e and inlaid in silver on a nashiji ground with a flower cart beneath clouds, the interior of the cover with a minogame, fitted with three fan-shaped boxes and covers and a central circular box and cover, alternately decorated with gourd vine, plum blossom and weeping cherry
    12.3cm. diam.


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