• Lot 422

    A lacquer suzuribako (writing box)


    Price Realised  


    A lacquer suzuribako (writing box)
    Edo period, late 18th/19th Century
    Of rectantular shape with rounded corners, the nashiji ground decorated in hiramaki-e, takamaki-e, and hirame and inlaid with silver metal, the top with a waterfall cascading between rocks, the inner lid with the two rocks of Futami-ga-ura against a large full moon, fitted with a tray around the slate inkstone and with a silver 'peony' water dropper, small damage to corner
    25.5 x 23 cm.

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