Lot 155 | A LACQUER POEM CARD BOX (FUBAKO)A LACQUER POEM CARD BOX (FUBAKO)
MEIJI PERIOD (LATE 19TH CENTURY), SIGNED ZESHIN (SHIBATA ZESHIN; 1807-1891)
The rectangular box finely decorated in polychrome takamaki-e with itamari ball and pine needles on bamboo lid, exterior of box in shitan-nuri (imitation of zitan wood) with stimulated crack and repair, interior of box in dark olive ishime-nuri (imitation of stone); signed to interior of lid
8 3/8 x 2 x 3/4 in. (21.3 x 5.1 x 1.9 cm.)
Provenance F.A. Richards Collection
Sotheby's London, 1964
Edward Wrangham Collection
Bonhams London, 9 November 2010, lot 376
|Artist:||Shibata Zeshin (1807 - 1891)|
|Medium:||Acrylic glass, Japanese lacquerware, Plastic, Wood|
|Historical era:||Meiji period (1868-1912)|
|Country or place of origin:||Eastern Asia, Japan|
|Auction house category:||All other types of objects|
|Address of auction||
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10020 New York
|Preview||20.09.2022 - 20.09.2022|
|Phone||+1 212 636 2000|
|Fax||+1 212 636 4930|
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|Conditions of purchase||Conditions of purchase|
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