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    Sale 7553

    The Bob Moore Collection of Japanese Art and Design

    5 - 7 November 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 35

    A suzuribako [writing box]

    MOMOYAMA - EDO PERIOD (16TH - 17TH CENTURY)

    Price Realised  

    A suzuribako [writing box]
    Momoyama - Edo Period (16th - 17th century)
    The rectangular box with overhanging cover decorated in gold and silver hiramaki-e, takamaki-e and gold foil on a black ground with quail beneath chrysanthemum and hydrangea, the interior with two fitted trays, copper gilt water dropper and slate inkstone, fundame rims
    24cm. long


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