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    Sale 1978

    Japanese And Korean Art

    18 March 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 393

    A Nanban Lacquer Saddle (Kura) with Unsun Karuta Decoration

    EDO PERIOD (17TH-18TH CENTURY)

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    This lot is offered without a reserve

    A Nanban Lacquer Saddle (Kura) with Unsun Karuta Decoration
    Edo period (17th-18th century)
    Decorated in gold takamaki-e and hiramaki-e with European playing cards raised in relief and applied with gilt-metal porters within a circle, the ground nashiji
    14¾in. (37.5cm.) long


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    For a war hat (jingasa) with European playing card decoration, see lot 270.

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