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    Sale 5352

    Christie's Interiors

    22 April 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 460

    A Japanese Shibayama style decorated brush set

    MEIJI PERIOD (1868-1912)

    Price Realised  

    A Japanese Shibayama style decorated brush set
    Meiji Period (1868-1912)
    Of ivory, decorated in gold and silver hiramakie and takamakie and inlaid with mother-of-pearl, tortoise shell, coral and stained ivory the brushes and mirror with pheasants amidst bamboo and sprays of flowers, beneath chidori birds; and two further combs
    10¾in. (27.3cm.) maximum (5)


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