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A Small Hokkai-Bako
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A Small Hokkai-Bako

MEIJI PERIOD (LATE 19TH CENTURY)

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A Small Hokkai-Bako
Meiji Period (late 19th century)
Decorated in gold and silver hiramaki-e, takamaki-e, kirigane and hirame on a polished gold ground with a basket containing a formal flower display, the sides hollyhocks and further flowers and leaves, the interior of the lid inlaid in mother-of-pearl, stained ivory and coral with Benzaiten holding a biwa and riding a dragon on a nashiji ground
10cm. high
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Prospective purchasers are advised that several countries prohibit the importation of property containing materials from endangered species, including but not limited to coral, ivory and tortoiseshell. Accordingly, prospective purchasers should familiarize themselves with relevant customs regulations prior to bidding if they intend to import this lot into another country.

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