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    Sale 7524

    Turin London Corfu The Collection of Giorgio Marsan and Umberta Nasi

    12 - 13 December 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 153

    A JAPANESE MIXED METAL DESK BLOTTER

    MEIJI PERIOD (1868-1912)

    Price Realised  

    A JAPANESE MIXED METAL DESK BLOTTER
    MEIJI PERIOD (1868-1912)
    The front inlaid in various metals with geometric and floral designs, applied with butterfly, tortoise, grasshopper, bird and fans, one carved with a sambaso dancer and a musician beating a drum, the back of wood with four gilt metal studs, the interior of woven silk brocade and old blotting paper, the front signed between the entertainers: Masayoshi and dated '67'
    8 1/8in. (20.7cm.) wide and 11in. (28cm.) long


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