An inlaid iron miniature kodansu (cabinet) By the Komai Company of Kyoto, Meiji Period
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An inlaid iron miniature kodansu (cabinet) By the Komai Company of Kyoto, Meiji Period
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An inlaid iron miniature kodansu (cabinet) By the Komai Company of Kyoto, Meiji Period An inlaid iron miniature kodansu (cabinet) By the Komai Company of Kyoto, Meiji Period An inlaid iron miniature kodansu (cabinet) By the Komai Company of Kyoto, Meiji Period An inlaid iron miniature kodansu (cabinet) By the Komai Company of Kyoto, Meiji Period An inlaid iron miniature kodansu (cabinet) By the Komai Company of Kyoto, Meiji Period
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An inlaid iron miniature kodansu (cabinet)
By the Komai Company of Kyoto, Meiji Period
Worked throughout in typical gold nunomezogan with two hinged front doors decorated with a seascape of shrines, a torii and sailing boats on a lake before Mount Fuji, which open to reveal five small and long drawers, the scrolled top with a ho-o bird, the sides and back with other kacho-ga and rural scenes, bordered by a ground of fruiting vine, the doors applied with a clasp in the form of a butterfly flitting towards peony and chrysanthemum blossoms; the base signed in a rectangular reserve Dai Nippon koku Kyoto ju Komai sei.
8cm x 7.2cm x 3.5cm (3 1/8in x 2¾in x 1 3/8in).

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  • 富士に社図金工小箪笥 駒井製 明治時代
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