14 May 2008,
London, King Street
Price realised GBP 10,000
Estimate GBP 7,000 - GBP 9,000
A lacquer Tebako [accessory box]
Meiji Period, (late 19th century)
The two tiered box with rounded corners and flush fitting cover, decorated in gold hiramaki-e, takamaki-e, nashiji and kinpun, on a gyobu ground and inlaid in aogai, with various fans, including designs of birds among clouds and an imperial carriage, the inner tray, similarly decorated, nashiji interiors
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