THE PROPERTY OF A LONDON COLLECTOR
A GOLD LACQUER KODANSU [CABINET], MEIJI PERIOD, LATE 19TH-20TH CENTURY
the rectangular cabinet with hinged door, decorated in gold hiramaki-e, takamaki-e and kirigane, depicting an Imperial garden with cherry blossom, the interior of the door with a gissha [ox carriage] amongst maple trees and autumn flowers, each drawer in togidashi-e with geometric motifs, applied with silver fittings of chrysanthemums engaged with chrysanthemums, with fitted wood box
13.3 x 11.6 x 15.3 cm., 5¼ x 4¾ x 6½ 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."