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Lot 236: A small karabitsu, circa 1850
24 October 2016
Munich, Bavaria, GermanyLive Auction
Description: Small chest with slip-on lid for the storage of obi and other garments. Decorated with the aoi mon of the Tokugawa and Matsudaira families between scrolling karakusa tendrils in gold lacquer on roiro lacquer ground in hiramaki-e. Six en suite decorated feet with engraved and gilt mounts. Minimally bumped in places. Dimensions of the chest 55 x 40 x 33 cm, total height 42 cm.
Condition Report: II - III