A gold lacquer bunko and suzuribako set with inlaid accents Meiji/Taisho Period
Lot 8578
A gold lacquer bunko and suzuribako set with inlaid accents Meiji/Taisho Period
US$ 1,500 - 2,000
£890 - 1,200
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Lot Details
Property from the Poolos Family Collection
A gold lacquer bunko and suzuribako set with inlaid accents
Meiji/Taisho Period
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)
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