London, South Kensington
20 July 2000
A Japanese wood floriform box and cover
inlaid with a bronze figure of a sennin seated on rockwork in gilt hiramakie and takamakie inlaid with mother-of-pearl, holding a censer in lacquer with a cloud of smoke issuing from it, the sides with a brush, a ruyi spray and an inro -- 8¼in. (21cm.) wide, 19th Century, (split to cover).
See Colour Plate 1.
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