Lot 10. A TWO-TIERED SOMADA WRITING BOX (SUZURIBAKO)

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Auction date:01.10.2020   10:00 UTC +01:00
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Lot 10 | A TWO-TIERED SOMADA WRITING BOX (SUZURIBAKO)
The polished black lacquer ground decorated in gold and silver togidashi, cut pieces of shell and gold foil with a peacock and peahen beside blossoming cherry trees, rockwork and young bamboo, the sides with sprays of cherry blossom, the interior of the upper tier with tomoe-mon against a black lacquer ground with hirame and fitted with a slate inkstone and silver water dropper of rhomboid form, the base with sparse nashiji, fundame rims, the lower tier with hirame against a black ground
23.1 x 15.4 x 9.4 cm. (91/8 x 6 x 33/4 in.)

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8 King Street, St. James's
SW1Y 6QT London
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Preview10.09.2020 - 01.10.2020
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