AN UNUSUAL GOLD LACQUER BOX WITH INTERIOR TRAY, MEIJI PERIOD, LATE 19TH CENTURY
AN UNUSUAL GOLD LACQUER BOX WITH INTERIOR TRAY, MEIJI PERIOD, LATE 19TH CENTURY
AN UNUSUAL GOLD LACQUER BOX WITH INTERIOR TRAY, MEIJI PERIOD, LATE 19TH CENTURY
AN UNUSUAL GOLD LACQUER BOX WITH INTERIOR TRAY, MEIJI PERIOD, LATE 19TH CENTURY
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THE PROPERTY OF A LONDON COLLECTOR

AN UNUSUAL GOLD LACQUER BOX WITH INTERIOR TRAY, MEIJI PERIOD, LATE 19TH CENTURY

Estimate: 25,000 - 30,000 GBP

THE PROPERTY OF A LONDON COLLECTOR

AN UNUSUAL GOLD LACQUER BOX WITH INTERIOR TRAY, MEIJI PERIOD, LATE 19TH CENTURY

Estimate: 25,000 - 30,000 GBP

Lot Details

Description

THE PROPERTY OF A LONDON COLLECTOR

AN UNUSUAL GOLD LACQUER BOX WITH INTERIOR TRAY, MEIJI PERIOD, LATE 19TH CENTURY


rectangular with flush-fitting cover, decorated in gold hiramaki-etakamaki-e and inlaid in silver with kodogu [a set of incense game utensils] including a koro and a three tiered box with floral design on a hirame ground, the reverse of the cover depicting a feather brush, the details in silver and mother-of-pearl, the interior of nashiji, fundame rims, with fitted wood box

9.5 x 19 x 21.5 cm., 3¾ x 7½ x 8½ 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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