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    Sale 5335

    Japanese Art & Asian Textiles including the Linda Wrigglesworth Collection

    6 November 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 73

    Two Kiseruzutsu With Tabako-ire, 19th Century

    Price Realised  


    Two Kiseruzutsu With Tabako-ire, 19th Century
    the first with a pipecase and pouch of similar leather, silver clasp with a peony spray, pipe of bamboo and metal, all attached together with a thick silver chain, manju netsuke depicting a man grasping a galloping horse by the mane, signed Nobunaga and kao; the other pipecase of ivory carved with two mongoose on a pine, ojime finely carved with a dragon amidst clouds, Mount Fuji in the distance; the leather pouch with a shakudo, gold and silver clasp with the Temple thief carrying the lantern, signed Katsu and sealed Hiro to reverse (2)

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