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A RARE PAIR OF KAKIEMON MODELS OF KARASHISHI
A RARE PAIR OF KAKIEMON MODELS OF KARASHISHI
A RARE PAIR OF KAKIEMON MODELS OF KARASHISHI
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A RARE PAIR OF KAKIEMON MODELS OF KARASHISHI

EDO PERIOD (LATE 17TH CENTURY)

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A RARE PAIR OF KAKIEMON MODELS OF KARASHISHI
Edo Period (late 17th century)
The bold and striking animals well modelled, their open and closed mouths forming the mantra syllables ah and um, and decorated in iron-red, green, blue, yellow and black enamels with coloured spots, early wood storage box with iron fittings
24cm. and 23cm. high (2)
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VAT rate of 5% is payable on hammer price and at 20% on the buyer's premium.

Lot Essay

These karashishi seem to be an unrecorded model and were possibly made to order for a temple.
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