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    Sale 5102

    Asian Art

    12 December 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 904

    A Japanese lacquered chabako with fitted cover, 18th Century

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    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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    Provenance

    Museum of Fine Arts, Boston