A fine gold lacquer bunko Studio of Akatsuka Jitoku, Taisho period (early 20th century)
Lot 3114
A fine gold lacquer bunko Studio of Akatsuka Jitoku, Taisho period (early 20th century)
US$ 30,000 - 40,000
£18,000 - 24,000
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A fine gold lacquer bunko Studio of Akatsuka Jitoku, Taisho period (early 20th century) A fine gold lacquer bunko Studio of Akatsuka Jitoku, Taisho period (early 20th century)
Lot Details
A fine gold lacquer bunko
Studio of Akatsuka Jitoku, Taisho period (early 20th century)
The weighty, deep rectangular box with rounded corners and decorated overall with Chinese bellflowers in various states of bloom beneath a large sixteen petal imperial chrysanthemum crest, all rendered in two shades of gold takamakie, inlaid mother-of-pearl and silver against a rich nashiji ground with a slightly matte finish, the interior nashiji and the underside of the cover decorated with flying swallows and butterflies and chrysanthemum sprays and ferns in inlaid mother-of-pearl and gold takamakie, silver rims

With a wood storage box
12 1/4 x 10 x 6 1/2in (31.1 x 25.4 x 16.5cm)
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