Lot 294

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+ASIAN: Asahi Shoten, etc., Japanese collection of figural silver salts and peppers in fitted red lacquer case, early 20th C., approximately twenty-six pieces, pieces include rickshaw with articulated hood and wheels, Samurai helmet, articulated well and bucket, Torii gate, thatched roof cottage, woven basket, etc., some pieces in multiple parts or what accessories such as spoons, ladles, etc., most marked "950 or Sterling", some additionally marked "Asahi Shoten" and/or with the Rising Mourning Sun hallmark, salts/ peppers without marks tested silver, some pieces with removable glass liners, wear consistent with age and use including small bends, oxidation, etc., red lacquer case with brass mounts including turtle shell slide clasp, manji symbols, etc., case signed with plaque to lid interior "K. Inouye, Kobe, Japan", wear to case consistent with age and use including rubbing with minor loss to edges. [VERBAL PROVENANCE: 1931 wedding present and owned through descent] [+Accompanied by key to chest at purchase.]

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