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    Sale 7553

    The Bob Moore Collection of Japanese Art and Design

    5 - 7 November 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 107

    Four lacquer kogo [incense boxes]


    Price Realised  


    Four lacquer kogo [incense boxes]
    Edo Period (19th century)
    The first, hexagonal with flush-fitting cover, decorated in iroe-hiramaki-e on a fundame ground with karako musicians, nashiji interior; another of lobed form decorated in gold and silver hiramaki-e with a karashishi, nashiji interior; a circular box and flush-fitting cover inlaid in gold and silver on a mokume ground with scattered cherry blossom and maple leaves, and a lozenge-shaped box and cover decorated in gold hiramaki-e on a gyobu-nashiji ground with butterflies
    8.5cm., 9.7cm. wide, 4.2cm. diam. and 7.8cm. wide (4)

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