A rare Shakudo lacquered bronze box with gilding, representing the marine divinity Ebisu on a giant carp, signed in a cartouche on the tail "Miyao zo" (Workshop of Miyao Eisuke, circa 1880).
Provenance: Private French collection, bought in 1965 at the Drouot auction house
For an almost identical box from the same workshop, see Christie's New York, sale of September 18, 2007, lot 195
1 600 €
3 500 €