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    Sale 5335

    Japanese Art & Asian Textiles including the Linda Wrigglesworth Collection

    6 November 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 110

    A Lacquered wood okimono of a Karako, 19th Century

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    A Lacquered wood okimono of a Karako, 19th Century
    the boy reclines in a curled up position, licking something off an ivory spoon that he holds in his hand, decorated in silver and gold lacquer, his clothes of minute iridescent shell and gold foil mosaic -- 2 11/16in. (6.8cm.) wide


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