12 - 13 July 2005
A bunko [document box]
Signed Ban'ura Shogo (1901-1982)
The rectangular box and cover with slightly curved sides and flushfitting lid with canted corners, the mottled black brown ground decorated in gold, silver and coloured hiramaki-e, takamaki-e and sprinkled metallic powders and inlaid mother of pearl with chrysanthemums, the interior with a beige ground, silver rims, inscribed fitted wood box
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A lacquerer from Ishikawa prefecture who won a prize at the Paris International Exhibition of 1937 and the Nihon Geijyutsu Lin-Sho in 1963.
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