London, South Kensington
28 June 2001
A lacquer decorated rectangular wood box and cover Kobako
decorated in gold, silver and coloured hiramakie and takamakie with two monkeys clambering on the branches of a persimmon tree, the interior with nashiji ground in cloud formations, the base gold hirame -- 6in. (15.3cm.) long, (minor restoration).
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