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    Sale 7582

    Japanese Art and Design

    14 May 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 34

    A rare suzuribako [writing box]

    MOMOYAMA PERIOD (16TH CENTURY)

    Price Realised  

    A rare suzuribako [writing box]
    Momoyama Period (16th century)
    The rectangular box and cover with inner tray and sliding drawer, decorated in gold hiramaki-e, cut foil and inlaid in mother-of-pearl on a black ground, with black pine, the sliding drawer fitted with slate ink-stone and copper water-dropper, copper gilt ring fittings
    20cm. long


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