Lot 2620. Writing box (suzuribako)

Starting price: € 900
Auction date: 04.12.2018   12:00 UTC +02:00
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ID 141663
Lot 2620 | Writing box (suzuribako)
Japan. Meiji Period.

Wood. Black lacquer with hira - to takamaki e with gold foil and Details in silver and lacquer red, interior nashiji. On the top two new year's decorations (kadomatsu), between which a small
Straw is suspended string curtain (nawa noren), decorated with citrus (tachibana)
and fern. In the cover inner blossoming Prunus, with three of the hototogisu (Cuculus poliocephalus).
The decoration refers to the new year and the following late winter. Height 23.5 cm, width 22.5 cm. Condition B. enclosed: the Inside Reibstein (suzuribako) and water dropper (suiteki) made of copper. On the top, a few scratches, and a pressing body.
Provenance:
-South German Private Collection

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