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    Sale 7553

    The Bob Moore Collection of Japanese Art and Design

    5 - 7 November 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 257

    An export coffer

    MOMOYAMA PERIOD (LATE 16TH CENTURY)

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    An export coffer
    Momoyama Period (late 16th century)
    The domed coffer decorated in gold hiramaki-e and inlaid in mother-of-pearl on a black ground with rectangular panels of birds and deer among maple, plum blossom and cherry blossom, the panels bordered with geometric design, copper gilt fittings
    48cm. long


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    Pre-Lot Text

    FROM THE COLLECTION OF ROBERT MOORE