Group of four lacquer kogo, 17th-19th century
Lot 2111
THREE SMALL LACQUER INCENSE BOXES (KOGO) AND A SMALL LACQUER BOX 17th-19th century
Sold for US$ 3,050 inc. premium
Auction Details
Lot Details
THREE SMALL LACQUER INCENSE BOXES (KOGO) AND A SMALL LACQUER BOX
17th-19th century
The first, of circular form and decorated in gold and black hiramakie with confronted leaf crests on a floral lozenge ground, underside and interior nashiji, rims pewter; the second, of square form and decorated with young pines, bamboo and plum on a hill and with family crests in gold hiramakie, hirame, kinji and nashiji on a black lacquer ground, interior nashiji and lined with fabric, pewter rim; the third, a rectangular box, the cover cut in a scalloped edge and decorated with a horse among grasses and a hidden poem, all rendered in gold hiramakie and nashiji, silver rims; the fourth, a square box decorated with chrysanthemums and a bamboo fence in gold and black hiramakie with hirame on a nashiji ground, the interiors with continuation of design in silver hiramakie, pewter rims
3 x 3 x 2 1/4in (7.6 x 7.6 x 5.7cm) the largest

Footnotes

  • Provenance: Henri Vever, by repute, the last
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