• Lot 116

    TROIS MEDAILLONS EN CUIVRE LAQUE

    JAPON, EPOQUE EDO, FIN DU XVIIIEME SIECLE

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    TROIS MEDAILLONS EN CUIVRE LAQUE
    JAPON, EPOQUE EDO, FIN DU XVIIIEME SIECLE
    De forme ovale, décoré en hiramaki-e or et kinji or sur fond de laque noire roiro de portraits de personnages (Charles Patin fils de Guy, D.N. Heraclius. AVG. et François Marie Duc de Broglie), le revers portant une inscription concernant le personnage représenté ; petits accidents, usures, un anneau manquant
    Hauteur: 12,1 cm. (4¾ in.) (3)


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    Around 1780 in Japan, there was a sudden fashion for oval copper medallions covered with black lacquer and decorated in low relief with portraits in gold hiramaki-e. Different series can be distinguished, series with portraits of famous Europeans based on prints from L'Europe Illustre compiled by Dreux du Radier (Paris, 1755-1765) or series depicting Roman Emperors, Governors-General of the VOC, illustrous Chinese or Dutch admirals

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    Post Lot Text

    THREE LACQUERED COPPER MEDALLIONS
    JAPAN, EDO PERIOD, LATE 18TH CENTURY