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AN EXPORT LACQUER CHEST

MOMOYAMA PERIOD (LATE 16TH CENTURY)

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AN EXPORT LACQUER CHEST
MOMOYAMA PERIOD (LATE 16TH CENTURY)
The rectangular chest with domed, hinged cover, decorated in gold and brown hiramaki-e on a black ground and inlaid in mother-of-pearl with panels of birds among maple, plum blossom and other flowers and foliage, bordered by geometric designs and Namban tendril, black lacquer interior, engraved copper gilt fittings, including an elaborate lock-plate and hasp
35cm. high
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