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    Sale 5374

    Christie's Interiors

    16 December 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 251

    A JAPANESE BUNKO BAKO [DOCUMENT BOX] WITH SIGNATURE HOKKYO KORIN

    MEIJI/TAISHO PERIOD (1868-1926)

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    A JAPANESE BUNKO BAKO [DOCUMENT BOX] WITH SIGNATURE HOKKYO KORIN
    MEIJI/TAISHO PERIOD (1868-1926)
    Decorated in Korin style in gold hiramaki-e, takamaki-e, togidashi-e and inlaid in lead and aogai on a black lacquer ground with a stag and doe, the interior with a stylised meandering stream, with fitted lacquer box and cover, the interior in gilt washi painted with chidori
    16 5/8in. (42cm.) long


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