• Japanese Art & Design auction at Christies

    Sale 5968

    Japanese Art & Design

    4 November 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 216

    A Group of Kogo

    MEIJI-TAISHO PERIOD (LATE 19TH - EARLY 20TH CENTURY)

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A Group of Kogo
    Meiji-Taisho Period (late 19th - early 20th century)
    Two kogo, decorated in gold and red hiramaki-e, the first with a grasshopper; the second in the shape of a shell; an ivory kogo; a cloisonné snuff bottle; and a miniature inro
    Various sizes 2.3cm. to 10.5cm. long (5)


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    Pre-Lot Text

    AFTERNOON SESSION AT 2.00PM LOTS 216-440

    LACQUER

    PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE COLLECTION

    FOR LOTS 216-223 SEE ILLUSTRATIONS OVERPAGE