• Japanese and Korean Art  auction at Christies

    Sale 2193

    Japanese and Korean Art

    17 September 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 1045

    A Negoro Lacquer Tray

    MOMOYAMA PERIOD (16TH CENTURY), INSCRIBED ON BASE IN RED LACQUER KODAIJI

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A Negoro Lacquer Tray
    Momoyama period (16th century), inscribed on base in red lacquer Kodaiji
    Circular with everted walls rising from the round, flat well, the interior red lacquer showing the underlayer of black lacquer in patches and at the perimeter of the well and inside rim, the underside black lacquer
    9½in. (24.1cm.) diameter; 1 3/8in. (3cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Matsunaga Yasuzaemon (Jian; 1875-1971), by repute