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    Sale 1978

    Japanese And Korean Art

    18 March 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 60

    An Inlaid Bronze Plaque

    MEIJI PERIOD (LATE 19TH CENTURY)

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    An Inlaid Bronze Plaque
    Meiji Period (Late 19th Century)
    Inlaid in high relief with a monkey seated and examining a sword guard with a magnifying glass and her young resting his foot on the hilt of a sword wrapped in a brocade bag, behind them a vase of magnolia branches on a tall stand, all rendered in varicolored patinas on a medium brown ground, the reverse fitted with a ring for suspension; frame also bronze
    25 5/8 x 17½in. (65 x 44.5cm.)


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