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    Sale 7553

    The Bob Moore Collection of Japanese Art and Design

    5 - 7 November 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 99

    A Sutra container

    HEIAN PERIOD (10TH CENTURY)

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A Sutra container
    Heian Period (10th Century)
    The cylindrical body with two waisted bands with heavily oxidised incrustation to the interior and exterior, the slightly domed cover with flattened knop finial, the side with inscription
    28.2cm. high


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    Sold with report from the Oxford Materials Characterisation Service: Electron probe micro analysis and optical microscopy confirm the dating of this piece.

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