Hirado Covered Box in Abalone Form
Lot 3291
A small porcelain covered box Hirado ware, late 19th century
US$ 800 - 1,200
£480 - 710
Auction Details
Lot Details
A small porcelain covered box
Hirado ware, late 19th century
Modeled as a sazae shell (turbo conutus), the spiral outer shell encrusted with barnacles and smaller shells, the cover formed by the snail-like inner body, decorated with carmel and blue overglaze enamels
2 3/4in (7cm) wide
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  1. Jeff Olson
    Specialist - Asian Art
    Bonhams
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    580 Madison Avenue
    New York, 10022
    United States
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