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    Sale 5352

    Christie's Interiors

    22 April 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 463

    A Japanese ivory case

    MEIJI PERIOD (1868-1912)

    Price Realised  


    A Japanese ivory case
    Meiji Period (1868-1912)
    Decorated in ivory, inlaid in aogai and stained ivory with a profusion of flowers, butterflies and birds, the box carved as tree trunks, the interior to simulate bamboo, interior cover and base simulates basket weave
    7 3/8in. (18.7cm.) wide

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