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    Sale 12419

    Noble & Private Collections Part II

    3 November 2016, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 450

    THREE JAPANESE SHIBAYAMA-STYLE SILVER AND SILVERED COPPER KORO [INCENSE BURNERS] DECORATED IN LACQUER AND MOTHER-OF-PEARL, CORAL AND IVORY INLAYS

    MEIJI PERIOD (LATE 19TH CENTURY)

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    THREE JAPANESE SHIBAYAMA-STYLE SILVER AND SILVERED COPPER KORO [INCENSE BURNERS] DECORATED IN LACQUER AND MOTHER-OF-PEARL, CORAL AND IVORY INLAYS
    MEIJI PERIOD (LATE 19TH CENTURY)
    12 ¼ in. (31 cm.); 8 ½ in. (21.5 cm.); 9 ¼ in. (23.5 cm.) high


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    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A SWISS PRIVATE COLLECTION (LOTS 1-43, 67-70 & 400-488)