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    Sale 7582

    Japanese Art and Design

    14 May 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 35

    A SUZURIBAKO [Writing box]

    EDO PERIOD (18TH CENTURY)

    Price Realised  

    A SUZURIBAKO [Writing box]
    EDO PERIOD (18TH CENTURY)
    The nashiji ground decorated in iroe-hiramaki-e, takamaki-e, gold foil, hirame and nashiji and inlaid in mother-of-pearl and gilt metal, with an owl perched on a gnarled persimmon tree, the interior with a maple tree, two fitted trays with maple leaves, lacquered copper water dropper and slate inkstone
    25cm. long


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