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    Sale 5352

    Christie's Interiors

    22 April 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 370

    A Japanese Suzuribako (writing box)

    19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A Japanese Suzuribako (writing box)
    19th Century
    Decorated in gold and silver hiramakie and takamakie with kirigane and kimpun on a nashiji and fundame ground, the cover depicting a panel containing a pavilion by a lake with bamboo and pine, the reverse with chrysanthemum growing behind a bamboo fence, the brush tray with rocks and wild chrysanthemum, the silver water dropper in the form of a chrysanthemum
    8 1/8 x 1½ x 8 11/16in. (20.5 x 4 x 22cm.)


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