• Japanese Art & Design auction at Christies

    Sale 5968

    Japanese Art & Design

    4 November 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 190

    A Group of Manju and kagamibuta


    Price Realised  


    A Group of Manju and kagamibuta
    Meiji Period (late 19th century)
    Two ivory manju, one signed Ryuraku; an ivory kagamibuta, the disk in iroe-takazogan; and a gold lacquer kagamibuta, the disk depicting Jurojin fishing
    4.2cm., 4cm., 5cm. and 3.5cm. diam. (4)

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