London, South Kensington
13 June 2002
From the Collection formed by Henri Vever
A lacquer suzuribako
Edo Period, 19th Century
the cover decorated in gold and silver hiramakie with geese in flight above and standing amongst reeds and a flowing stream, the details of the reeds in aogai, on a nashiji ground, the interior fitted tray with similar reeds, an inkstone and a bow shaped suiteki (water-dropper) -- 9¼in. (23.5cm.) wide, (minor losses and restoration.).
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