24 - 25 June 2008
A JAPANESE NAGASAKI EXPORT LACQUER TABLE
MID 19TH CENTURY
The shaped top and tripod foot inlaid profusely with variously coloured mother-of-pearl, depicting cockerels and birds with flowers and foliage
73 cm. high x 122 cm. diam.
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A secretaire with comparable decoration is illustrated in O. Impey, C. Jörg, Japanese Export Lacquer 1580-1850, Amsterdam, 2005, p. 221, pl. 536.
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