• Spanish Splendour  - The Colle auction at Christies

    Sale 7818

    Spanish Splendour - The Collection of a Marqués

    5 November 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 121

    A JAPANESE MOMAYAMA COPPER-MOUNTED MOTHER-OF-PEARL INLAID BLACK AND GILT LACQUER TRAVELING CABINET

    LATE 16TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A JAPANESE MOMAYAMA COPPER-MOUNTED MOTHER-OF-PEARL INLAID BLACK AND GILT LACQUER TRAVELING CABINET
    LATE 16TH CENTURY
    Decorated overall in gold hirimaki-e with fruiting and leafy branches, mounted to the corners, the hinged fall-front enclosing nine drawers, with paper label to the underside inscribed '116', restorations to decoration
    9¾ in. (25 cm.) high; 10 in. (25.5 cm.) wide; 9½ in. (24 cm.) deep


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