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    Sale 7582

    Japanese Art and Design

    14 May 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 49

    A Suzuribako [writing box]

    MEIJI PERIOD (LATE 19TH CENTURY)

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    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
    19.5cm. long


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    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A LADY