A gold lacquer kobako (small box) and cover Meiji Period
Lot 406*
A gold lacquer kobako (small box) and cover Meiji Period
£2,000 - 3,000
US$ 3,400 - 5,000
Auction Details
A gold lacquer kobako (small box) and cover Meiji Period
Lot Details
A gold lacquer kobako (small box) and cover
Meiji Period
In the form of two overlapping sengoku-bune (large junk-style ships used for carrying rice and sake), lacquered in gold and iroe-hiramakie, floating on the gentle waves, their prows laden with bales of rice, their sails decorated with vertical bands of geometric motifs, plum and maple blossoms, with details highlighted in kirikane and hirame flakes, the interior and underside of rich nashiji; unsigned. 3cm x 8.4cm x 8cm (1 1/8in x 3¼in x 3 1/8in). (2).

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  • 千石舟意匠蒔絵小箱 無銘 明治時代
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