15 May 2008,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 1,375
Estimate GBP 1,000 - GBP 1,500
Six metal ojime, 19th Century
the first three gilt and pierced: of flattened round form with stylised scrolls; of oval shape with autumnal grasses and flowers; and a sphere with reeds and sprays of persimmon; another three of silvered metal and silver: the largest carved with leafy kiku, details in gilt and signed Takayoshi; another of oval form with a band around the centre, carved with kiku flowerheads; the last similar with a variety of leafy floral sprays, signed -- 0¾in. (2cm.) max. (6)
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