An export lacquered-wood two-door cabinet on stand Edo Period, 18th/19th century
Lot 387W
An export lacquered-wood two-door cabinet on stand Edo Period, 18th/19th century
£2,500 - 3,000
US$ 4,100 - 5,000
Auction Details
An export lacquered-wood two-door cabinet on stand Edo Period, 18th/19th century An export lacquered-wood two-door cabinet on stand Edo Period, 18th/19th century
Lot Details
The property of a Gentleman
An export lacquered-wood two-door cabinet on stand
Edo Period, 18th/19th century
The carcass of rectangular form and raised on a detachable stand, the edges and doors attached with gilt-metal external fittings, the hinged doors opening to reveal within an arrangment of ten drawers of differing width, the front decorated in gold takamakie with pavilions and other buildings set amidst Chinese mountainous landscapes on a black lacquer ground, the interior similarly lacquered, the inside of the doors with a Winter landscape lake scene framed within a nashiji border, the drawers similarly decorated, the sides attached with two ring handles; on a later removable European lacquered wood stand. 134cm x 97.5cm x 51.7cm (52¾in x 38 3/8in x 20 3/8in) incl. stand. (3).

Footnotes

  • 山水図蒔絵棚 江戸時代(18/19世紀)

    Provenance: an English private collection.

    For similar Export pictorial-style cabinets illustrated by Oliver Impey and Christiaan Jorg, see Japanese Export Lacquer 1580-1850, pp.130-133, nos.256, 257 and 268.
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