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The accessory box of rectangular shape, the lid decorated with a hibari (skylark) flying over flowering peonies, in toned gold and silver hiramakie and togidashi, with some kinpun, the top of the lower part with a band of key fret, the interior decorated in nashiji

Signed Shunshō with a red seal Shunshō, and with the label of Michael Tomkinson, numbered 492 . Circa 1800

Length: 17.8 cm

Provenance:

Provenance: Michael Tomkinson (1841- 1921), collection label, no. 492, listed and described in his A Japanese Collection, p.36, no. 492

His sale, Glendining & Co. Ltd., 8th December 1921, lot 915

My own surmise is that this is by either Seirei (1734-1803), or more likely Seishi (1774-1831)

Dimensions

Length: 17.8 cm

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Stock number

MR3868
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