5 - 7 November 2007,
London, King Street
Price realised GBP 750
Estimate GBP 800 - GBP 1,000
A lacquer kogo [incense box]
Edo Period (19th century)
In the form of a koto, decorated in iroe-hiramaki-e, gyobu-nashiji, gold and silver foil and inlaid in mother-of-pearl on a mokume ground with the strings and other details well rendered, nashiji interior and base
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