London, South Kensington
12 May 2010
A Fine Lacquer Suzuribako [Writing Box]
Edo Period (18th-19th century)
With overhanging cover decorated in hiramaki-e, takamaki-e, nashji, fundame and kirigane on a black lacquer ground with chrysanthemums, grasses and flowers among rocks, fitted inner tray, silver waterdropper in the form of a butterfly
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