8 November 2007,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 2,500
Estimate GBP 2,000 - GBP 3,000
Seven ojime, 19th Century
of various metals, copper, brass and silver, some with gilt details: two of similar design with a peony flowerhead, signed in stylised seal form Osamu; a closed shell with barnacles, two cylindrical ojime, one with a bird perched on a magnolia branch, another with a phoenix in flight, all three signed Tei/Chomin; an octopus; and the last of two bees on a gourd -- the longest 0¾in. (2cm.) (7)
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