• Japanese Art & Design auction at Christies

    Sale 5968

    Japanese Art & Design

    4 November 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 188

    A Group of Manju, kagamibuta and Hako


    Price Realised  


    A Group of Manju, kagamibuta and Hako
    Edo - Meiji Period (19th century)
    One in red lacquer with a catfish; another in iroe-hiramaki-e with flower sprays; one in the form of a suzuribako decorated with waterwheels, signed ...min; ivory, carved in low relief with a karako; and four others
    Various sizes 3.2cm. diam. to 4.3cm. diam. (8)

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