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    Sale 7582

    Japanese Art and Design

    14 May 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 14

    Two lacquer kobako [incense boxes]


    Price Realised  

    Two lacquer kobako [incense boxes]
    Muromachi Period (15th century) and Momoyama Period (16th century)
    A square box with flush-fitting cover decorated in gold, black and red hiramaki-e, takamaki-e and nashiji on a black ground with a figure poling a boat among rocks, the interior in gold togidashi-e with stylised mon on a sparse nashiji ground, lead rims and another decorated in gold and black hiramaki-e on a nashiji ground with a mon, chrysanthemums and scrolling foliage, nashiji interior, lead rims
    7cm. and 7.5cm. long (2)

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    The first Greenfield Collection

    Pre-Lot Text

    Property from the Robert Moore Collection