Property from the Poolos Family Collection
A gold lacquer bunko and suzuribako set with inlaid accents
Each lid decorated with stylized sprays of flowering chrysanthemum, prunus and iris rendered in the Rimpa school manner and executed in gold hiramaki-e and takamaki-e with mother-of-pearl and pewter inlay on a dense nashiji ground, reversed by a takamakie bamboo spray on an usu-nashiji ground to the underside; the document box fitted with a shallow removable interior tray; the writing box centered by an inkstone below an oval silver-plated copper suiteki etched with blossoms, each secured by a removable interior panel (sunstruck, some edge cracks).
5 1/8 x 16 1/8 x 12 3/4in (13.3 x 32.3 x 41cm)
1 5/8 x 9 3/4 x 8 1/4in (4 x 24 x 21.4cm)