A gold lacquer kobako (small box) and cover Meiji Period
Lot 409*
A gold lacquer kobako (small box) and cover Meiji Period
Sold for £1,375 (US$ 2,311) inc. premium
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A gold lacquer kobako (small box) and cover
Meiji Period
In the form of two circular overlapping fans, lacquered in gold takamakie and hiramakie, one fan showing a waterfall running through undulating hills and a cherry tree by the shore, the other decorated with a kusudama hanging from behind a sudare, the imitation fan ribs and handle inlaid in shibuichi, the sides of one box embellished with stalks of irises and lilies on a gyobu ground, the other with sprigs of cherry blossoms strewn over the kinji ground, the interior and underside of rich nashiji; unsigned. 3.8cm x 11.1cm (1½in x 4 5/16in). (2).

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  • 楠球桜図団扇意匠蒔絵小箱 無銘 明治時代
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