Description

The hinged rectangular top and front decorated with mountainous landscapes within nashiji borders and mounted with foliated-engraved clasps, the large central escutcheon similarly engraved, with carrying handles to the sides; the interior decorated with nashiji lacquer. The stand with shaped apron centered by a shell and scrolling acanthus, raised on paw feet.

Illustrated

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Additional Information

For similar Japanese 17th century chests, see O. Impey & C. Jörg, Japanese Export Lacquer 1580-1850, Amsterdam, 2005, p. 145, ills. 305-308.

A Japanese Black Lacquer & Gilt-Copper-Mounted Chest On a George II Giltwood Stand

THIRD-QUARTER 18TH CENTURY, THE STAND CIRCA 1730

Height: 39" Width: 60.5" Depth: 28"

Inventory Number: 8484-213

Price

$120,000

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