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    Sale 7582

    Japanese Art and Design

    14 May 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 54

    An export lacquer box


    Price Realised  


    An export lacquer box
    Momoyama Period (late 16th century)
    A rare, unrecorded, hinged box and cover, with long handle, decorated in gold hiramaki-e, nashiji and inlaid in mother of pearl on a black ground with dragons and mon framed by various geometric designs, engraved copper gilt cord fittings, the interior lined in green silk and silver brocade and fitted as a portable knife box
    28cm. long

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