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    Sale 1978

    Japanese And Korean Art

    18 March 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 24

    A Lacquer Two-Tier Table

    MEIJI PERIOD (LATE 19TH CENTURY)

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    A Lacquer Two-Tier Table
    Meiji period (late 19th century)
    Rectangular, with bracket feet, pierced on either side with diamond-shaped florets, decorated on the two surfaces with square poem cards with Genji imagery, each decorated in gold and silver takamaki-e, hiramaki-e, red lacquer or black lacquer with kirigane, hirame and togidashi details reserved on bands of mist in muranashiji and togidashi, repeated on the exterior sides; undersides and interiors of legs nashiji; silver mounts
    26¼ x 14½ x 17 3/8in. (66.7 x 36.8 x 44cm.)


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