• Christie's Interiors  auction at Christies

    Sale 2190

    Christie's Interiors

    1 - 2 September 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 492

    A LARGE JAPANESE LACQUER WRITING BOX AND COVER AND A TWO-TIERED FAN-SHAPED BOX WITH HINGED COVER,

    LATE 19TH EARLY 20TH CENTURY,

    Price Realised  

    This lot is offered without a reserve

    A LARGE JAPANESE LACQUER WRITING BOX AND COVER AND A TWO-TIERED FAN-SHAPED BOX WITH HINGED COVER,
    LATE 19TH EARLY 20TH CENTURY,
    the writing box lacquered with a scene from the Tale of Ise, with removable inner tray, lower drawer with cutout for an inkstone, and a brass gourd-shaped inkpot and support; the fan-shaped mother-of-pearl and lacquer box with scenes of ducks and birds in waterscapes
    The writing box 10½in. (26.5cm.) long (6)


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    This lot is offered without reserve.