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    Sale 2811

    European Noble and Private Collections

    24 - 25 June 2008, Amsterdam

  • Lot 476

    A lacquered wood cabinet on stand


    Price Realised  


    A lacquered wood cabinet on stand
    Japan, late 19th century
    The front of the cabinet with two hinged doors, mounted with a large gilt metal locker formed by two phoenix, the doors decorated on the outside with a compact design of large peony flowers, carved in low relief and lacquered red and green, the interior of the doors decorated each with a large prancing karashishi, the inside with four long drawers above two small drawers, all with metal handles and decorated with large sprays of red peony on a black lacquered ground, the sides, the top and the stand similarly decorated, the stand on four short cabriole legs ending each in a stylised carved and gilt peony-head, engraved gilt metal kanagu with foliage, some restoration
    143 x 97 x 50 cm.

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    Acquired by an ancestor of the present owner around 1900 in Japan.