A PAIR OF JAPANESE GILT-METAL MOUNTED, GILT AND BLACK LACQUER COFFERS
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A PAIR OF JAPANESE GILT-METAL MOUNTED, GILT AND BLACK LACQUER COFFERS

EDO PERIOD, FIRST HALF 19TH CENTURY

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A PAIR OF JAPANESE GILT-METAL MOUNTED, GILT AND BLACK LACQUER COFFERS
EDO PERIOD, FIRST HALF 19TH CENTURY
Decorated in gold low-relief lacquer (hiramaki-e) and sprinkled gold lacquer (nashiji) against a black ground with various open and closed fans and cherry blossoms scattered over swirling water, gilt-copper fittings engraved with foliage and aoi mon, on associated paw feet
15 ½ in. (39 cm.) high; 22 ¾ in. (58 cm.) wide; 15 ½ in. (39 cm.) deep
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These lots have been imported from outside the EU for sale using a Temporary Import regime. Import VAT is payable (at 5%) on the Hammer price. VAT is also payable (at 20%) on the buyer’s Premium on a VAT inclusive basis. When a buyer of such a lot has registered an EU address but wishes to export the lot or complete the import into another EU country, he must advise Christie's immediately after the auction.
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