6 November 2008,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 1,000
Estimate GBP 800 - GBP 1,200
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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