London, South Kensington
9 November 2007
A Japanese Property
A brown lacquer mother-of-pearl inlaid tray
of square form, decorated with a scholar seated before a table and writing paraphernalia with various assistants, within a hilly landscape, beneath a willow tree and amongst smaller bushes and flowers, the rims with cartouches of a flower and scrolling foliage and stylised hatchwork motifs -- 7 5/8in. (19.3cm.) wide, Japanese box.
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