• Japanese & Korean Art  auction at Christies

    Sale 2296

    Japanese & Korean Art

    24 March 2010, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 501

    A lacquer table cabinet (kodansu)


    Price Realised  


    A lacquer table cabinet (kodansu)
    Edo period (19th century)
    Of rectangular shape set on a scalloped plinth and decorated on the exterior with the classic Eight Views of Omi (Lake Biwa), the moon over Ishiyamadera Temple on the top, the moon of inlaid silver; the surfaces lacquered in various techniques, including gold takamaki-e, hiramaki-e and togidashi with embellishments of black lacquer, kirigane, nashiji and hirame; the interiors of the hinged doors continuing the scenes and the faces of the three drawers with waves and floral latticework, the interiors nashiji; the mounts silver engraved with scrolling foliage
    4 3/8 x 4½ x 3 1/8in. (11 x 11.5 x 8cm.)

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