London, South Kensington
11 June 1998
A JAPANESE INLAID WOOD AND LACQUER CABINET
THE TOP SECTION IN THE FORM OF A PAGODA WITH PIERCED GALLERY ABOVE A COILED DRAGON TERMINAL AND A FURTHER PANEL OF AN EAGLE AND SWALLOWS AMONG MAPLE BRANCHES, THE MAIN SECTION WITH A ROUNDEL ABOVE OTHER IRREGULAR TIERED SECTIONS, THE DOORS CARVED WITH COILED DRAGONS AND GAMBOLLING KARASHISHI, INLAID WITH BIRDS AMONG BREAKING WAVES, INSET WITH GOLD LACQUER PANELS DEPICTING BUILDINGS AND A SHRINE BELOW BIRDS IN FLIGHT ABOVE FLOWERS, TSUISHU LACQUER PANELS CARVED WITH DRAGONS AND HO-O, ALL WITHIN CARVED BORDERS OF DRAGONS AMONG CLOUDS AND GEOMETRIC DESIGNS, PLACED ON A STAND CARVED WITH SHISHI-HEADS AND FOUR SCROLLING FEET, FOLIATE BRASS MOUNTS -- APRROX. 100.IN (254CM) HIGH.
SEE COLOUR PLATE 16.
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