12 December 2007,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 475
Estimate GBP 400 - GBP 600
A Japanese lacquered chabako with fitted cover, 18th Century
the box, made for tea ceremony utensils, in the form of three interlocking shells, decorated in hiramakie, takamakie, heidatsu and shell depicting an island scene with a pavilion, bridge and torii amongst stylised pine trees -- 7 5/8in. (19.3cm.) wide.
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