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    Sale 7582

    Japanese Art and Design

    14 May 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 46

    A suzuribako [writing box]

    MEIJI PERIOD (LATE 19TH CENTURY)

    Price Realised  

    A suzuribako [writing box]
    Meiji Period (late 19th century)
    The rectangular box with overhanging cover decorated in the style of Igarashi Doho in gold and silver foil, hiramaki-e, takamaki-e, kinpun, togidashi-e and nashiji on a black ground with chrysanthemums among rockwork, the interior of the cover with tomoe mon, silver water dropper, slate inkstone, silver rims
    27cm. long


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    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A GENTLEMAN