5 - 7 November 2007
A lacquer chest
Edo Period (17th century)
Decorated in gold and silver hiramaki-e, takamaki-e, kinpun on a nashiji ground, with various temple scenes, the interior with six drawers, copper gilt fittings
38.7cm. x 22.3cm. (high) x 27.2cm.
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