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    Sale 12454

    The Dani & Anna Ghigo Collection: Part II: Oriental Carpets, European Furniture, Works of Art & Tapestries, Chinese, Japanese & South East Asian Works of Art

    12 May 2016, London, King Street

  • Lot 364

    TWO JAPANESE LACQUER BOXES AND COVERS

    EDO PERIOD, LATE 18TH/19TH CENTURY

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    TWO JAPANESE LACQUER BOXES AND COVERS
    EDO PERIOD, LATE 18TH/19TH CENTURY
    Both decorated using various gold lacquer techniques on a black ground; the fubako [letter box] with clematis and scattered mon [family crests] of paulownia and geometric design, two gilt-bronze cord ring attachments; the larger box with chrysanthemum mon and scrolling vine, the inside of the lid with red lacquer inscriptions Kojimachi, Soshin koju [religious association for the guardian deity of Kojimachi] followed by the names of 29 members, dated February, 1792
    17 ¼ in. (43.8 cm.) and 26 ½ in. (67.3 cm.) long


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