5 - 7 November 2007,
London, King Street
Price realised GBP 2,250
Estimate GBP 2,000 - GBP 3,000
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
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