A LACQUER SUZURIBAKO DECORATED WITH A FAN, MEIJI PERIOD, LATE 19TH CENTURY
A LACQUER SUZURIBAKO DECORATED WITH A FAN, MEIJI PERIOD, LATE 19TH CENTURY
A LACQUER SUZURIBAKO DECORATED WITH A FAN, MEIJI PERIOD, LATE 19TH CENTURY
A LACQUER SUZURIBAKO DECORATED WITH A FAN, MEIJI PERIOD, LATE 19TH CENTURY
A LACQUER SUZURIBAKO DECORATED WITH A FAN, MEIJI PERIOD, LATE 19TH CENTURY
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THE PROPERTY OF A LONDON COLLECTOR

A LACQUER SUZURIBAKO DECORATED WITH A FAN, MEIJI PERIOD, LATE 19TH CENTURY

Estimate: 20,000 - 30,000 GBP

THE PROPERTY OF A LONDON COLLECTOR

A LACQUER SUZURIBAKO DECORATED WITH A FAN, MEIJI PERIOD, LATE 19TH CENTURY

Estimate: 20,000 - 30,000 GBP

Lot Details

Description

THE PROPERTY OF A LONDON COLLECTOR

A LACQUER SUZURIBAKO DECORATED WITH A FAN, MEIJI PERIOD, LATE 19TH CENTURY


rectangular with flush overhanging cover, the fan in gold takamaki-e, depicting a kirin [mythological animal] outlined in silver and details inlaid in coral and mother-of-pearl, the cover edges in somada-style with a geometric motif, the reverse decorated in takamaki-e, togidashi-e and nashiji with three Chinese boys playing with peonies in a field, the interior with scattered peonies on a mura-nashiji ground, the silver suiteki [water dropper] in the form of hanabishi design

5.5 x 25.5 x 28 cm., 2½ x 10½ x 11 ½ in.

Condition Report

- 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."

Fine Japanese Art
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