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    Sale 7553

    The Bob Moore Collection of Japanese Art and Design

    5 - 7 November 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 67

    Two lacquer koro [incense burner]


    Price Realised  


    Two lacquer koro [incense burner]
    Edo Period (18th - 19th century)
    The first with a lobed body in the form of plum blossom, copper gilt liner and pierced domed cover, decorated in gold and silver hiramaki-e, takamaki-e, gold and silver foil and inlaid in mother-of-pearl on a sparse nashiji ground with scattered plum blossoms; the second of lobed form decorated in gold hiramaki-e and nashiji on a black ground with scrolling foliage, copper gilt liner and pierced cover
    8.4cm. and 9.5cm. wide (2)

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