5 - 7 November 2007
A Sutra container
Heian Period (10th Century)
The cylindrical body with two waisted bands with heavily oxidised incrustation to the interior and exterior, the slightly domed cover with flattened knop finial, the side with inscription
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Sold with report from the Oxford Materials Characterisation Service: Electron probe micro analysis and optical microscopy confirm the dating of this piece.
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