6 November 2008,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 1,375
Estimate GBP 1,200 - GBP 1,500
A Group of pieces by Komai, Early 20th Century
each of iron and decorated in silver and gilt nunomezogan: the first a box and cover with a temple scene and Mt Fuji within a panel of kiku petals, waves and cranes in flight, signed in romaji S.Komai Kyoto; a cigarette case with a rural seascape and Mt Fuji, signed Nippon koku Kyotojyu Komai sei beneath a dragonfly; a flintbox with a seascape and a fountain pen with dragons in combat for the sacred pearl, unsigned -- the first 4 1/8 x 1 7/16 x 2 7/8in. (10.5 x 3.5 x 7.3cm.) (4)
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