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    Sale 5967

    Japanese Art & Design

    13 May 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 36

    A Lacquer Box and Cover

    EDO PERIOD (18TH-19TH CENTURY)

    Price Realised  

    A Lacquer Box and Cover
    Edo Period (18th-19th century)
    The circular box with canted corners decorated in hiramaki-e, takamaki-e, kirikane and inlaid in mother-of-pearl on a dense nashiji ground with morning glories, gilt copper kiku fittings
    9cm. diam.


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    Provenance

    Presented to the Dutch Chargé d'Affaires by Mr. Matsushita, Tokyo, in 1958


    Pre-Lot Text

    Lacquer

    THE PROPERTY OF A LADY