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    Sale 7553

    The Bob Moore Collection of Japanese Art and Design

    5 - 7 November 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 113

    A lacquer kogo [incense box]


    Price Realised  


    A lacquer kogo [incense box]
    Edo Period (19th century)
    The circular box with flush-fitting cover decorated in red, black, silver and gold hiramaki-e, takamaki-e, kinpun and muranashiji on a gyobu-nashiji ground and inlaid in Somada style with a biwa and pipes, and an open fan among scattered maple leaves, the interior with tomoe in gold hiramaki-e and mother-of-pearl on a sparse nashiji ground, pewter rims
    9cm. diam.

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