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    Sale 1978

    Japanese & Korean Art

    18 March 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 29

    A Round Lacquer Box with Flowers

    (20TH CENTURY), SIGNED BUNDO [TENNO BUNDO (1896-1952)]

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    A Round Lacquer Box with Flowers
    (20th century), signed Bundo [Tenno Bundo (1896-1952)]
    Round and deep, decorated on the covers in red and gold takamaki-e, hiramaki-e and hirame with hibiscus on a rust-red lacquer ground within a gold hiramaki-e band; the exterior also designed in gold and black lacquer with hibiscus on a matching red ground; the interior and base roiro nuri; rims silver
    13 1/8in. (33.3cm.) diameter; 4 3/8in. (11.2cm.) high
    With wood box titled Benibana ryokiyo marubako (Round box with red flowers and green leaves), box and silk wrapper signed Bundo and sealed


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    PUBLISHED:
    Kaiso 1 Teiten, bijutsu kogei shuppin mokuroku, p. 168, no. 5