• Twenty rooms: The private coll auction at Christies

    Sale 2857

    Twenty rooms: The private collection of the late Mrs Elias-Vaes

    27 - 29 April 2010, Amsterdam

  • Lot 875

    A JAPANESE BOXWOOD TOBACCO CONTAINER, TONKOTSU, AND PIPECASE, KIZERUZUTSU

    LATE 19TH EARLY 20TH CENTURY, SIGNED MINSEKI

    Price Realised  

    A JAPANESE BOXWOOD TOBACCO CONTAINER, TONKOTSU, AND PIPECASE, KIZERUZUTSU
    LATE 19TH EARLY 20TH CENTURY, SIGNED MINSEKI
    CARVED WITH LEAFS AND FLOWERS, THE COVER OF THE CONTAINER CARVED WITH A FINIAL FORMED OF A PAIR OF FROGS HOLDING HANDS
    THE CONTAINER 8 CM. HIGH; THE PIPECASE 21 CM. LONG (2)


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