12 - 13 December 2007,
London, King Street
Price Realised GBP 1,625
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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