Coffre de type Namban en laque incrusté de nacre et laqué Japon, époque Edo, XVIIE siècle | 日本 江戶時期 十七世紀 南蠻式漆木嵌螺鈿箱 | A mother-of-pearl inlaid lacquer chest, Japan, Edo period, 17th century
8,000 - 12,000 EUR
8,000 - 12,000 EUR
Coffre de type Namban en laque incrusté de nacre et laqué Japon, époque Edo, XVIIE siècle
日本 江戶時期 十七世紀 南蠻式漆木嵌螺鈿箱
A mother-of-pearl inlaid lacquer chest, Japan, Edo period, 17th century
de forme rectangulaire, agrémenté de deux serrures en cuivre ciselé chantourné, le couvercle bombé, l'ensemble décoré en laque hiramaki-e or et incrustations de nacre sur fond noir de compositions florales et de deux félins sur le couvercle
51,7 x 88 x 46 cm, 20⅜ by 34⅝ by 18⅛ in.
51.7 x 88 x 46 公分， 20⅜x 34⅝x 18⅛英寸
The lacquer has some expected cracks, losses and lifting (commensurate with material and age especially to the lower part) with general matte overspray, and areas of retouching. There are some losses to the mother-of-pearl inlaid. There is wear to the gilding. The hinges of the cover have been replaced to the back with associated lacquer losses around.
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