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    Sale 5172

    Japanese Ceramics & Works of Art

    8 November 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 190

    A large lacquer Bunko (document box), early 20th Century

    Price Realised  


    A large lacquer Bunko (document box), early 20th Century
    of rectangular form, decorated in hiramakie and takamakie on a hirame gorund, depicting the approach to a temple, passing over a meandering stream, by large pine trees and through a torii to the distant pavilion, before a mountainous backdrop, the underside of the cover with two equestrian warriors, their horses galloping and bamboo whips ready for action, interior with a nashiji ground -- 16 7/8in. (42.8cm.) wide.

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