• Japanese & Korean Art  auction at Christies

    Sale 2296

    Japanese & Korean Art

    24 March 2010, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 502

    A portable writing box (Suzuribako)

    EDO PERIOD (LATE 17TH-EARLY 18TH CENTURY)

    Price Realised  

    A portable writing box (Suzuribako)
    Edo Period (late 17th-early 18th century)
    The rectangular writing box with rounded corners and flush-fitting cover, decorated in gold and black hiramaki-e and nashiji on a black ground with poem papers, the rim with scrolling karakusa, nashiji interior and slate inkstone lacquered in gold fundame
    5¼in. (13.4cm.) long


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    Provenance

    Jacques Carré