18 September 2008,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 6,875
Estimate USD 4,000 - USD 5,000
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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