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Four Wood Kushi Combs

Auction:
2843B
Lot:
256
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Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - 2843B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
September 19, 2015 11:00AM

Description:

Four Wood Kushi Combs, Japan, 20th century, one decorated with flowers in hiramakie, some details painted in red and black lacquer; one with a tree branch with leaves in hiramaki-e, some details in black; one with floral design in hiramaki-e against a gray ground, some details in shell inlays and gold, signed; and one with foliate scrolls and butterflies in hiramakie-e against a gray ground and lacquer, signed, wd. to 5 in.
Estimate $300-500


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

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Japan, Butterfly, Lepidoptera, Pollinators

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