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    Sale 5907

    Christie's Interiors

    2 June 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 411

    A JAPANESE MOTHER OF PEARL INLAID BLACK LACQUER BOX AND HINGED COVER

    RYUKYU ISLANDS, 18TH/19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A JAPANESE MOTHER OF PEARL INLAID BLACK LACQUER BOX AND HINGED COVER
    RYUKYU ISLANDS, 18TH/19TH CENTURY
    Similarly decorated to the sides and to the top and reverse cover with panels of Shou characters amongst leafy scrolling blossoming branches, within stylised flower bands
    9 1/8in. (23.3cm.) long


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