6 November 2008,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 1,000
Estimate GBP 800 - GBP 1,200
A Shibayama decorated card case, Meiji Period (1868-1912)
decorated in silver and gold hiramakie and takamakie and inlaid with coral, shell, tortoiseshell and stained ivory depicting flowering peony, morning glory and bellflowers with birds and insects; another of Chinese origin carved in relief with courtiers, and with a lion dog in a garden in gold lacquer, 19th Century -- 4 7/16 and 3 7/8in. (11.3 and 9.8cm.) long (2)
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