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    Sale 5335

    Japanese Art & Asian Textiles including the Linda Wrigglesworth Collection

    6 November 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 14

    A Pair of Shibayama decorated lacquer vases, Signed Masashita, Meiji Period (1868-1912)

    Price Realised  

    A Pair of Shibayama decorated lacquer vases, Signed Masashita, Meiji Period (1868-1912)
    in gold hiramakie on a kirigane ground with silver and gold takamakie and with kinji panels inlaid with aogai, tortoise-shell, coral and ivory with baskets of flowers and birds, the shoulders below the hexagonal, tapered neck fitted with silvered ringed elephant heads, silver rims, signed to the base Masashita -- 10½in. (27.2cm.) high (2)


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