Lot 19. AN UNUSUAL WOOD WRITING BOX (SUZURIBAKO) IN THE FORM OF A WAR FAN (GUNBAI)

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Auction date:01.10.2020   10:00 UTC +00:00
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Lot 19 | AN UNUSUAL WOOD WRITING BOX (SUZURIBAKO) IN THE FORM OF A WAR FAN (GUNBAI)
Decorated in Ritsuo style with inlays of crackled-cream glazed ceramic and silvered-copper on paulownia wood, with two red-capped cranes, the interior of the cover in black and red lacquer, fitted with a slate inkstone chased and engraved with a stag beside a stylised tree, gilt-copper water dropper also in the form of a war fan (gunbai)
35.9 x 28 x 4 cm. (141/4 x 11 x 15/8 in.)

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Preview10.09.2020 - 01.10.2020
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