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Lot 364: PAIR OF MENUKI
19 November 2016
Vienna, Vienna, AustriaLive Auction
Shakudo with gold. Japan, 19th cent.
On both menuki is respectively a boy depicted wearing a gigantic sugegasa (big straw hat). The boy is surrounded by water and holds a gilded object in his hands. Also laced-up books (?) are recognizable.
LENGTHS 3,9 CM
From a Hungarian collection