11 novembre 2010

Japanese Medicine Container Makes World Record in an International Sale at Bonhams

A roiro lacquer four-case inro By Shibata Zeshin (1807-1891), Meiji Period £162,000. Photo: Bonhams LONDON.- Bonhams announced that a 19th century roiro lacquer four-case inro by Shibata Zeshin has made the world record price for on inro in an international sale, selling for £162,000 in Part 1 of the Edward Wrangham collection, one of Europe’s most important and comprehensive private collections of Japanese Gentleman’s accessories. The sale took place on 9th November at New Bond Street and made over £2million with 94% of lots... [Lire la suite]