London, South Kensington
28 June 2001
A lacquer box and cover modelled as a house
part inlaid in mother of pearl and coral, decorated in hiramakie, takamakie, aogai and nashiji, the doors opening to reveal the interior, set beside a small grassy mound with a bird perched in the branch of a blossoming tree, the sides, base and interior in nashiji -- 4in. (10.2cms) long, (small chip to rim of base).
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