• Christies auction house James Christie logo

    Sale 11930

    AN INQUIRING MIND: AMERICAN COLLECTING OF JAPANESE AND KOREAN ART

    15 April 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 78

    A soft-metal-inlaid shibuichi box

    MEIJI PERIOD (LATE 19TH CENTURY), INLAID GOLD SEAL MARK MORITOSHI (UNNO MORITOSHI; 1834-1896)

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A soft-metal-inlaid shibuichi box
    Meiji period (late 19th century), inlaid gold seal mark Moritoshi (Unno Moritoshi; 1834-1896)
    The box rectangular, the lid chiseled and inlaid in gold, silver, copper and shakudo with a sage and a boy attendant in a bamboo grove with fine details, the sides with scrolling flowers on a gold background; seal on lid
    4 x 3 x 2 in. (10.2 x 7.6 x 5.1 cm.)


    Contact Client Service
    • info@christies.com

    • New York +1 212 636 2000

    • London +44 (0)20 7839 9060

    • Hong Kong +852 2760 1766

    • Shanghai +86 21 6355 1766

    Contact the department