A fine gold lacquer kodansu (small cabinet) Meiji Period

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Lot 411*
A fine gold lacquer kodansu (small cabinet)
Meiji Period

£ 5,000 - 6,000
US$ 6,800 - 8,200
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A fine gold lacquer kodansu (small cabinet)
Meiji Period
Of rectangular form, the rich kinji ground lacquered with mura-nashiji, embellished on the top with birds flying around the peak of Mount Fuji which rises above clusters of flowering cherry trees amid bands of mist, the sides with forests of cryptomeria and cherry trees, all in gold and silver takamakie, the interior of the two hinged doors of rich nashiji, lacquered in gold takamakie with butterflies, the drawer facings bearing various gold grounds and decorated with formalised Spring wild plants in gold takamakie, including tsukushi (horsetail), tanpopo (dandelion) and warabi (Western bracken fern), the mounts of shakudo, chased with scrolling foliage, unsigned; with wood storage box. 15.2cm x 16.7cm x 12.2cm (6in x 6½in x 4¾in). (2).

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  • 富士桜杉蝶春草図蒔絵小箪笥 無銘 明治時代
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A fine gold lacquer kodansu (small cabinet) Meiji Period
A fine gold lacquer kodansu (small cabinet) Meiji Period
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