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    Sale 11930

    AN INQUIRING MIND: AMERICAN COLLECTING OF JAPANESE AND KOREAN ART

    15 April 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 37

    A lacquer accessory box (tebako)

    MEIJI PERIOD (LATE 19TH CENTURY)

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    A lacquer accessory box (tebako)
    Meiji period (late 19th century)
    The rectangular box with rounded corners and fitting cover, decorated overall in gold and silver hiramaki-e, takamaki-e and kirikane with young pine trees by a stream, fitted inner tray decorated with the same design
    9 ½ x 7 x 6 ¼ in. (24.1 x 17.8 x 15.9 cm.)


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    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A DISTINGUISHED PRIVATE COLLECTION