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    Christie's Interiors

    1 - 2 July 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 856

    A JAPANESE LACQUER THRONE INLAID WITH MOTHER-OF-PEARL AND IVORY,**

    MEIJI PERIOD (1868-1912),

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    A JAPANESE LACQUER THRONE INLAID WITH MOTHER-OF-PEARL AND IVORY,**
    MEIJI PERIOD (1868-1912),
    inlaid with scenes of cranes on the sides and back panels, the seat laquered with gold dragons
    65½in. (116.4cm.) long


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