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    Sale 2028

    Japanese & Korean Art

    18 September 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 59

    A Two-Panel Inlaid-Lacquer Screen

    EDO PERIOD (19TH CENTURY)

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    A Two-Panel Inlaid-Lacquer Screen
    Edo period (19th century)
    Designed in two shades of gold, silver and red lacquer, inlaid shell and hirame with stands of flowers and lotus leaves and wisteria on a black-lacquer ground, the frame black lacquer with butterflies and grasses in colored lacquer, the edges fundame and applied at the corners of each panel with cloisonné enamel butterfly hardware, the reverse decorated in mura-nashiji on a black-lacquer ground
    68¼ x 71½in. (173.4 x 182cm.)


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