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A Nanban lacquered chest for the Portuguese export market, Momoyama period, late 16th century | 桃山時代16世紀後半 花鳥蒔絵螺鈿洋櫃 

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A Nanban lacquered chest for the Portuguese export market, Momoyama period, late 16th century | 桃山時代16世紀後半 花鳥蒔絵螺鈿洋櫃 

A Nanban lacquered chest for the Portuguese export market, Momoyama period, late 16th century | 桃山時代16世紀後半 花鳥蒔絵螺鈿洋櫃 

Estimate:

40,000 - 60,000 GBP

A Nanban lacquered chest for the Portuguese export market 

Momoyama period, late 16th century 

桃山時代16世紀後半 花鳥蒔絵螺鈿洋櫃 


the rectangular chest with hinged, domed cover, decorated in gold hiramaki-e and inlaid in mother-of-pearl on a black ground, with three panels alternately decorated with a profusion of paulownia, blossoming mandarin branches (tachibana), and cherry blossom, all bordered by hanabishi in cut aogai, the cover similarly decorated with panels containing various birds and flowers, the interior of the cover with scrolling vines of morning glory, the copper-gilt fittings finely chased and engraved

width 42.5 cm. 16 ¾ in.

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Jean-Paul Desroches, Two Americans in Paris, A Quest for Asian Art, 2016, Paris, no. 371.

Jean-Paul Desroches編《Two Americans in Paris,A Quest for Asian Art》,2016年,巴黎,圖版371

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