A lacquer natsume (tea caddy) 20th century, by Suzuki Mutsumi
Lot 3336
A lacquer natsume (tea caddy) 20th century, by Suzuki Mutsumi
US$ 3,500 - 4,500
£2,100 - 2,700
Auction Details
Lot Details
A lacquer natsume (tea caddy)
20th century, by Suzuki Mutsumi
Designed in gold and red hiramakie and takamakie with a Chinese child standing under a lily pad, a frog sitting on top; black-lacquer interior

With a wood tomobako

2.1/2in (6cm) high

Footnotes

  • Suzuki Mutsumi is a 6th generation Kyoto lacquer artist; the decoration on this piece is by his wife, Misako.

    Published:
    O.R. Impey, The Lacquer of Suzuki Mutsumi and Suzuki Misako, Catalogue of an Exhibition held at the Ashmolean Museum (Oxford: Ashmolean Museum, 1988), no. 56

    Exhibited:
    Oxford, The Ashmolean Museum, June 21--August 7, 1988
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