Lacquer writing box
Lot 3319
A lacquer writing box (suzuribako) Meiji period (late 19th century)
Sold for US$ 3,500 inc. premium
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Lot Details
A lacquer writing box (suzuribako)
Meiji period (late 19th century)
Rectangular with rounded edges and decorated with a Rinpa design of the cherry blossoms of Mt. Yoshino at night rendered in gold hiramakie, takamakie, kinji, togidashi and hirame against a glossy roiro nuri ground, the interior nashiji; rectangular ink stone and silvered-copper circular water dropper
9 1/2 x 8 1/2 x 1 1/2in (24.1 x 21.5 x 3.5cm)
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