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    Sale 2761

    Asian Art

    20 - 21 November 2007, Amsterdam

  • Lot 618

    A lacquer cabinet, kodansu


    Price Realised  


    A lacquer cabinet, kodansu
    Meiji period
    Of rectangular shape fitted with two hinged doors opening to seven differently sized drawers with silver swing handle, decorated inside and out in gold Tokugawa mon on a roironuri ground, the interior of the doors in gold, silver and iroe hiramaki-e and takamaki-e with a sunset in the distance of a pine landscape, muranashiji interiors, silver mounts and swing handles
    28.5 x 29.8 x 19.7 cm., fitted box

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    The inscription on the box reads: 'a cabinet (gobindai) for combs and make-up painted in black with equally spaced mon'.

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