Lot 3. A BLACK LACQUER CABINET WITH POETIC INSCRIPTIONS

Starting price:$ 4 800
Auction date:01.10.2020   10:00 UTC +01:00
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Lot 3 | A BLACK LACQUER CABINET WITH POETIC INSCRIPTIONS
Decorated in Rimpa style in gold takamaki-e and inlays of mother-of-pearl and lead against a black lacquer ground, each side inlaid with calligraphic poetry inscriptions relating to Mount Fuji, the hinged door with a lock and key opening to reveal three drawers with dragonflies in flight, the inside of the door with two stylised pine trees, black lacquer interiors and rims, patinated copper fittings, inscribed Koetsu on a lead panel
37.5 x 21.5 x 23.5 cm. (143/4 x 81/2 x 91/4 in.)

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8 King Street, St. James's
SW1Y 6QT London
United Kingdom
Preview10.09.2020 - 01.10.2020
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