8 November 2007,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 1,750
Estimate GBP 1,500 - GBP 2,000
A lacquer Sage Ju-bako (picnic set), 19th Century
decorated in silver and gilt hiramakie with scattered fans with floral and landscape decoration amongst meandering rivers, the rectangular frame with a four tiered box and cover, a drawer containing four red lacquered quatrefoil trays, a further associated square tray with birds in a landscape, and two sake bottles on a rectangular base -- 11¾in. (30cm.) high.
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