Elegant and refined Kodansu (table cabinet), fully lacquered and finely decorated on a dark background in hiramaki-e with floral and naturalistic motifs.
The inside conceals three drawers, completely decorated in nashiji lacquer, framing three ivory and gold coloured lacquered panels inlaid with mother-of-pearl, using the shibayama technique.
The door has an ivory plaque with a naturalistic design of a Manchurian crane and mother-of-pearl and coral details. The internal structure and underside of the base are in nashiji lacquer, the hinges and carrying loop are mixed metal and finely engraved.
Very good condition - minor signs of age-related wear - see photos.
The lot will be carefully packed and shipped within 1 or at most 2 business days from the day of payment. The shipping price includes delivery via UPS, TNT, DHL or SDA courier (depending on destination address) with full insurance and professional packaging.
Original certificate compiled by Luca Mastromauro, an expert in Japanese art, registered with Milan Chamber of Commerce (no. 2617), which will be shipped with the lot.
- Bronze, Corail, Ivoire d’éléphant, Laque, Nacre, Or
- Période Meiji (1868–1912)
- Région/Pays d’origine
- Titre de l’œuvre d’art
- Hiramaki-e lacquer - Nashiji - Shibayama - Floral and naturalistic motifs
- Très bon état, voir la description
- 24×16×11 cm