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    Sale 7582

    Japanese Art and Design

    14 May 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 37

    A suzuribako [writing box]

    WITH SIGNATURE HOKKYO KORIN, EDO PERIOD (LATE 17TH - 18TH CENTURY)

    Price Realised  

    A suzuribako [writing box]
    With signature Hokkyo Korin, Edo Period (late 17th - 18th Century)
    The overhanging cover decorated in lead, mother-of-pearl, gold takamaki-e on a black roironuri ground with a maple tree behind a fence, the interior with a stag in the style of Ogata Korin, a later waterdropper in silver with gold inlay, slate inkstone, the brush tray with a maple tree
    20.5cm. long


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    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A LADY