Modern, Post-War and Contemporary Art, Decorative Arts and Jewellery

including paintings from The Late Peter and Regina Strack Collection, The Property of a Lady and The Andrew Newall Collection of Chinese and Japanese Ceramics and Works of Art

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Lot 135

A Japanese silver and gilt bronze basket, Meiji period, 1868-1912
rectangular with rounded corners, inset to the centre with a oiran, a high-ranking courtesan and her attendants, her obi engraved with a crane, with a young boy to her right, her female attendant carrying a box embellished with a tasselled cord, her third attendant carrying a parasol, surrounded by a simulated rattan border, finely woven in gozame-ami, signed, 25cm long

Sold for R 5 500
Including Buyer's Premium and VAT R 6 449

Estimate R 6 000 - 8 000

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