6 November 2008,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 1,062
Estimate GBP 800 - GBP 1,200
A Group of Seventeen Ojime, 19th Century
the first of ivory: in Shibayama style and inlaid in coral and tortoise shell, aogai and metal with attributes of the Gods of Good Fortune; with a ladybird and dragon fly; carved with rabbits signed Gyokushi; crouching man; Daruma; Kyogen masks; revellers; four of lacquer: quail; masks; and two with geometric patterns; of bamboo with maple leaves; three in cloisonne; two of metal with flowers, one signed Mitsutami (17)
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