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    Sale 7582

    Japanese Art and Design

    14 May 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 36

    A suzuribako [writing box]

    EDO PERIOD (17TH CENTURY)

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A suzuribako [writing box]
    Edo Period (17th century)
    Of rectangular form with overhanging cover, decorated in gold and silver hiramaki-e on a black ground, inlaid in silver, with crashing waves beneath the moon, the interior of the cover with chrysanthemums and other flowers and fence work, copper gilt water dropper, slate inkstone
    24.5cm. long


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