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    Sale 5335

    Japanese Art & Asian Textiles including the Linda Wrigglesworth Collection

    6 November 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 82

    A Suzuribako [Writing Box], 19th Century

    Price Realised  


    A Suzuribako [Writing Box], 19th Century
    decorated in gold hiramakie and takamakie with kirigane, hirame and nashiji, the cover with a young boy climbing up onto the back of a buffalo, the interior with a seascape and a pavilion overlooking the ocean, inner tray with bamboo, and another fitted with an inkstone and a waterdropper of copper in the form of bamboo -- 8 7/8 x 8 1/8in. (22.4 x 20.6cm.)

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