A black lacquer, two-tiered large jubako (food container) and cover 17th century

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Lot 412
A black lacquer, two-tiered large jubako (food container) and cover
17th century

Sold for £ 1,250 (US$ 1,579) inc. premium
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A black lacquer, two-tiered large jubako (food container) and cover
17th century
Of slightly-domed rectangular form, bearing a roiro ground and lacquered with scattered mitsu-boshi mon and Hirado-kaji-mon interspersed among scrolling karakusa, the cover decorated with overlapping chiyogami, bearing different designs, all in shades of gold takamakie, hiramakie and e-nashiji, the interior of rich e-nashiji and mura-nashiji, the bottom case fitting with two loose metal rings to accommodate the tasselled-silk orange cords, unsigned. 23cm x 27.4cm x 22.4cm (9in x 10¾in x 8¾in). (3).

Footnotes

  • 蒔絵重箱 蔦文様に紋(三ツ星と梶)散 無銘 17世紀

    Provenance: James L. Bowes collection.
    Purchased at Sotheby's, London, 1985.
    Edward Wrangham collection, no.1792.

    Exhibited: l'Exposition Universelle, Paris, 1867, as indicated by the label no.1353, inside the front cover.

    The two mon are those of the Matsura Family of Hirado.
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A black lacquer, two-tiered large jubako (food container) and cover 17th century
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