23 June 1998,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 978
GBP 500 - GBP 800
An Imperial tapering rectangular koro and pierced domed cover
with kiku head finial, upright handles and four short feet, painted and gilt with panels of peonies, chrysanthemums and flowering grasses issuing from behind brushwood fences and attached to canes, within borders of entwined flowers and leaves 4¾in. (12cm.) high, signed Koyama.
See Colour Plate 10 and detail of signature.
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