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    Sale 5335

    Japanese Art & Asian Textiles including the Linda Wrigglesworth Collection

    6 November 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 84

    A Shibayama-style decorated box and cover, inro and kogo, Meiji Period (1868-1912)

    Price Realised  

    A Shibayama-style decorated box and cover, inro and kogo, Meiji Period (1868-1912)
    the box of wood and the cover set within a wood frame and worked in bone and inlaid in mother-of-pearl and coral with some painted details of a bird on a perch and a spray of wisteria, sealed; the inro of ivory with similar inlay as well as tortoiseshell with sprays of flowers; the cover of the kogo with an eagle resting on a flowering plum tree, the box with insects and flowers -- the box 5 5/16 x 3 x 7 1/8in. (13.5 x 7.6 x 18cm.) (3)


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