Live Auction, 7 October 2019

Sold for

ZAR 6 449
Lot 135
  • A Japanese silver and gilt bronze basket, Meiji period, 1868-1912
  • A Japanese silver and gilt bronze basket, Meiji period, 1868-1912
  • A Japanese silver and gilt bronze basket, Meiji period, 1868-1912
  • A Japanese silver and gilt bronze basket, Meiji period, 1868-1912
  • A Japanese silver and gilt bronze basket, Meiji period, 1868-1912
  • A Japanese silver and gilt bronze basket, Meiji period, 1868-1912

Lot Estimate
ZAR 6 000 - 8 000
Selling Price
Incl. Buyer's Premium and VAT
ZAR 6 449

About this Item

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

Provenance

The Andrew Newall Collection.


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