15 - 16 December 2008,
Price realised EUR 15,000
Estimate EUR 6,000 - EUR 8,000
A JAPANESE EXPORT PICTORIAL STYLE CABINET
SECOND HALF 17TH CENTURY
The top and sides decorated in shallow relief in gold, silver and red, the front with a landscape scene depicting cockerels, all within nashiji borders, the reverse of the doors also covered in nashiji, enclosing a fitted interior with ten variously sized drawers, on a Dutch ebonized wood stand, second half 17th century
The cabinet 66.5 cm. high x 76 cm. wide x 50.5 cm. deep; overall 142 cm. high
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For comparale examples see O. Impey, C. Jörg, Japanese Export Lacquer 1580-1850, Amsterdam, 2005, ill. 33a, p. 42, ill. 256, p. 139.
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