• Christie's Interiors auction at Christies

    Sale 5915

    Christie's Interiors

    8 September 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 7

    A JAPANESE IVORY OWL-SHAPED KOGO

    MEIJI PERIOD (1868-1912)

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A JAPANESE IVORY OWL-SHAPED KOGO
    MEIJI PERIOD (1868-1912)
    Naturalistically carved as a seated owl, the hinged cover shaped as its head
    3in. (7.7cm.) high


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