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Satsuma Paste Box

Auction:
2528B
Lot:
108
Sold for:
$326$275

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Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - 2528B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
December 03, 2010 9:00AM

Description:

Satsuma Paste Box, Japan, 19th century, the circular cover finely painted with a ferocious dragon amidst swirling clouds to the exterior, and a dignitary crossing a river on alligator to the interior, the interior of the box with a scene of maidens appreciating cherry blossoms, mark to the base, dia. 3 in.
Estimate $200-300

Small chip to inside, slight staining

Keywords

Japan, Alligator, Botany, Cherry blossom

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