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    Sale 2028

    Japanese & Korean Art

    18 September 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 106

    An Inlaid-Iron Box and Cover

    MEIJI PERIOD (LATE 19TH CENTURY), SIGNED NARIMASA AND SEALED HIRATA (HIRATA NARIMASA)

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    An Inlaid-Iron Box and Cover
    Meiji period (late 19th century), signed Narimasa and sealed Hirata (Hirata Narimasa)
    The recatangular box set on four bracket feet and decorated with a rooster, hen and chick and young plants in silver, gold, shakudo and colored enamels, the interior with a silver liner decorated with a veranda and blossoming plants in katakiri-bori
    4 7/8 x 3¼ x 1 3/8in. (12.3 x 8.2 x3.4cm.)


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