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    Sale 5102

    Asian Art

    12 December 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 905

    A Japanese lacquer suzuribako (writing box), 19th century

    Price Realised  


    A Japanese lacquer suzuribako (writing box), 19th century
    of rectangular form, decorated in gilt, gold foil and silver hiramakie and takamakie, with kirigane, the exterior on a roironuri ground, depicting branches of flowering chrysanthemum, the interior with inlaid ink stone and mizuire, decorated with twin crane beside a meandering river and beneath plum blossom and bamboo, on a nashiji ground; and a small rectangular lacquer box, decorated in silver hiramakie with scattered kiku roundels -- 10in. (25.4cm.) wide max. (2)

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