A Japanese lacquer and gilt decorated ladies card case signed Moho Saku [美星作],Meiji Period
Lot 178
A Japanese lacquer and gilt decorated ladies card case signed Moho Saku [美星作],Meiji Period
Sold for AU$ 1,200 (US$ 974) inc. premium

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A Japanese lacquer and gilt decorated ladies card case signed Moho Saku [美星作],Meiji Period A Japanese lacquer and gilt decorated ladies card case signed Moho Saku [美星作],Meiji Period
A Japanese lacquer and gilt decorated ladies card case
signed Moho Saku [美星作],Meiji Period
Recto worked with a scene of possibly Kinkaku-ji (金閣寺, Temple of the Golden Pavilion), verso a pair of peacocks against chrysanthemums, the male standing on a piece of rock, the left panel of the interior partitioned into two, one fitted with a mirror, the other with two small partitions with hinged cover, decorated with scenes of Fuji mountain, the right panel of the interior fixed with an elastic band, a small gilt mark of a mountain to the centre, the side of case decorated with band of floral patterns, the whole against a black ground.
6.8cm x 9cm x 1.4cm.

Footnotes

  • Provenance:
    Private Collection Sydney
    Purchased from Lawsons in 1961 for £4
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