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    Sale 7553

    The Bob Moore Collection of Japanese Art and Design

    5 - 7 November 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 71

    A lacquer flute

    SIGNED KYOONSAI ZO [MADE BY KYOONSAI], EDO PERIOD (19TH CENTURY)

    Price Realised  

    A lacquer flute
    Signed Kyoonsai zo [made by Kyoonsai], Edo Period (19th century)
    Of typical form and decorated in mitsuda-e [lithage] of various colours on a black ground with a bat among persimmons and foliage, bone ends, Chinese embroidered silk cover and fitted wood box
    63.2cm. long


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    The flute is inscribed with a phrase in praise of its sound

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