A lacquer suzuribako (writing box) and cover Late 19th century
Lot 393*
A lacquer suzuribako (writing box) and cover
Late 19th century
£4,000 - 5,000
US$ 6,700 - 8,400
Auction Details
A lacquer suzuribako (writing box) and cover Late 19th century
Lot Details
A lacquer suzuribako (writing box) and cover
Late 19th century
Of conventional form with bevelled corners, decorated in gold takamakie, mura-nashiji, kirikane, silver and gold takazogan with five cranes flying over a pine-clad island, the design extending over the sides, the interior of the overlapping lid and box similarly lacquered with waves gently lapping against rockwork, containing an ensuite detachable lacquer tray for holding the ink-stone and circular silver water-dropper, applied with silver rims, unsigned; with wood storage box. 3.5cm x 26.2cm x 25.7cm (1 3/8in x 10¼in x 10 1/8in). (7).

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  • 鶴に松図蒔絵硯箱 無銘 19世紀後期
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