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    Sale 11930

    AN INQUIRING MIND: AMERICAN COLLECTING OF JAPANESE AND KOREAN ART

    15 April 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 35

    A lacquer box and cover

    EDO PERIOD (18TH-19TH CENTURY), SIGNED HATANO AND SADATSUGU, SEALED EI

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    A lacquer box and cover
    Edo period (18th-19th century), signed Hatano and Sadatsugu, sealed Ei
    In the form of a lotus leaf, carved in relief and decorated in gold, silver, black and colored hiramaki-e and takamaki-e on a gyobu-nashiji ground with lotus flower, fruit, root and leaves; signatures to the side of the box and to the interior of the cover
    6 ¼ in. (16 cm.) wide
    With fitted wood box


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