• Japanese & Korean Art  auction at Christies

    Sale 2296

    Japanese & Korean Art

    24 March 2010, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 541

    A silver-mounted rectangular wooden box

    MEIJI-TAISHO PERIOD (EARLY 20TH CENTURY), SIGNED KOHO KOKU (CARVED BY KOHO [MIYAZAKI KOHO])

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    A silver-mounted rectangular wooden box
    Meiji-Taisho Period (early 20th century), signed Koho koku (carved by Koho [Miyazaki Koho])
    The rectangular wood box on four short bracket feet mounted on the lid with a rectangular metal plaque chiseled with branches of an old pine growing from a craggy rock, finished in silver, entwined with vines of ivy with leaves patinated in copper and gold, the ground of the plaque with a goldish brown patina, engraved signature at lower left
    6 1/8 x 5 x 2in. (15.5 x 12 x 5cm.)
    Wood box lid inscribed Oimatsu (old pine), signed Miyazaki Koho and sealed Koho on the reverse


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