14 May 2008,
London, King Street
Price realised GBP 4,000
Estimate GBP 2,500 - GBP 3,000
A Suzuribako [writing box]
Meiji Period (late 19th century)
The flush-fitting cover decorated in gold, red, black, hiramaki-e, takamaki-e, togidashi-e, kinpun and nashiji on a black ground, the exterior with poem papers, the inside with a bijin reading, silver water dropper in the form of a crescent moon, slate inkstone, silver rims
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