A FINE LACQUER CABINET, EDO PERIOD, 19TH CENTURY
the two door cabinet opening to reveal a group of nine various drawers, decorated overall in gold, silver and black hiramaki-e, takamaki-e, hirame, nashiji, togidashi-e, gold and silver foil, the doors with a pavilion in a rocky riverside landscape continuing onto the sides, the top with cranes, the drawers with pine and plum blossom, fine silver engraved fittings, accompanied by an auction catalogue
- Overall, this is in fine condition.
"In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective, qualified opinion. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue.
NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS PRINTED IN THE SALE CATALOGUE."
Mito-Tokugawa family, Japan.
Mito-ke zohin: Tokugawa koshaku-ke gozoki nyusatsu of the Tokyo Bijutsu Club, 21th October 1918, p. 144, lot 192.