London, South Kensington
28 June 2001
A silver and enamel tripod koro and cover
of slender baluster form, supported on leafy supports, with a chrysanthemum flowerhead finial and trailing leaves, above a band of scrolling foliage, incised and moulded with butterflies in flight among kiku sprays and bamboo, a climbing writhing dragon to each side, signature to cover interior, wooden box -- 4¾in. (12.1cm.) high, (minor damages).
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