15 May 2008,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 1,562
Estimate GBP 800 - GBP 1,200
A Group of eight metal ojime, 19th Century
of various metals such as bronze, silver, gilt and copper: the first cast, of a clock, the reverse with inscription Bunmei Kaika; a shishi sitting upright signed Chomin; the Daibutsu; a seated fox, one side gilt, the other silvered; a teapot warming over a hibachi; two Daruma figures wrapped in their cloaks; the last of oval form with a phoenix perched on a blossoming cherry branch, signed Mitsuyoshi -- 0 15/16in. (2.4cm.) high max. (8)
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