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    Sale 7622

    Japanese Art and Design

    11 November 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 97

    A Lacquer box and cover

    SIGNED SHIOMI IPPOSAI, MEIJI PERIOD (LATE 19TH CENTURY)

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A Lacquer box and cover
    Signed Shiomi Ipposai, Meiji Period (late 19th century)
    Decorated in iroe hiramaki-e, togidashi-e, gold foil and sprinkled nashiji on a black ground with birds in a maple tree, the interior with chrysanthemum sprays
    9.6cm. long


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    Provenance

    Michael Tomkinson


    Literature

    Edward Gilbertson and others, A Japanese Collection Made by Michael Tomkinson, (London, 1898), no. 699