14 May 2008,
London, King Street
Price realised GBP 4,250
Estimate GBP 4,000 - GBP 6,000
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
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