London, South Kensington
12 October 2000
An Indian ivory mirror case
of rectangular shape, inlaid in red lacquer with scrolling designs, with white metal mounts, the clasp in the form of a stork -- 43/8in. (11.1cm.) high; two circular ivory and horn boxes and covers decorated with geometric circular designs -- 35/8in. (9.2cm.) max. wide; and a Japanese circular kogo and cover, the black ground decorated in mother-of-pearl inlay with a seated figure beneath fruiting branches -- 25/8in. (6.6cm.) diam., (losses and wear).
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