13 May 2009,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 2,500
Estimate GBP 2,000 - GBP 3,000
A two-case inro
Meiji Period (late 19th century)
Carved in wood in the form of a tortoise, the details well rendered, with an attached ojime and netsuke, each of a tortoise
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