17 mai 2012

Bonhams breaks world record yet again for Japanese work of art in third part of Edward Wrangham sale

A silver lacquer four-case inro By Koma Kansai, after a design by Sakai Hoitsu, 19th century realised £85,250 against a pre-sale estimate of £20,000 – 25,000. Photo: Bonhams. LONDON.- The world record for inro (traditional Japanese case consisting of nested boxes) sold at auction has been broken yet again by Bonhams in the third and final part of the Edward Wrangham sale that took place on the 15th May. With a sale total of £1.7 million, 82% sold by lot and 93% by value, one of the most important private collections of Japanese... [Lire la suite]
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