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    Sale 7582

    Japanese Art and Design

    14 May 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 119

    An Impressive Komai style cabinet

    MEIJI PERIOD (LATE 19TH CENTURY)

    Price Realised  

    An Impressive Komai style cabinet
    Meiji Period (late 19th century)
    Decorated in gilt nunomezogan and hirazogan, the doors depicting the scene of Tago-no-Ura, the top with The Chion-in Temple and its grounds, the sides and the back with various shaped panels containing a landscape, the door catch shaped as butterflies
    13.8cm. high


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    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF AN AMERICAN GENTLEMAN