A gold lacquer rectangular kobako (small box) and cover 19th century
Lot 405*
A gold lacquer rectangular kobako (small box) and cover 19th century
Sold for £2,250 (US$ 3,779) inc. premium
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A gold lacquer rectangular kobako (small box) and cover
19th century
The kinji ground decorated in gold takamakie with a mass of overlapping chrysanthemum flowerheads adorning the cover and extending down the sides of the box, 3.7cm x 10.4cm x 8cm (1 3/8in x 4in x 3 1/8in), containing a fitted ensuite tray, 10.1cm x 7.3cm (4in x 2 13/16in), and two boxes and covers, both 2cm x 7.2cm x 4.9cm (¾in x 2¾in x 1 7/8in), all lacquered with matching designs of maple and cherry blossoms casually strewn over the surface, the tray framed by a gyobu border, all the interiors and undersides of rich nashiji; unsigned. (7).

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  • 群菊図蒔絵小箱 無銘 19世紀
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