Meiji period shibayama and gold lacquer box

Origin

Japan

Dates

Circa 1890

Dimensions

H  2.50 inch (6.35 cm)   W  6.50 inch (16.51 cm)   D  5.00 inch (12.70 cm)  

Dimensions
H  2.50 inch (6.35 cm)  
W  6.50 inch (16.51 cm)  
D  5.00 inch (12.70 cm)  

Description

A good quality Meiji period shibayama and gold lacquer box, of quadri-lobed form the lid decorated with a white cockatoo on a perch between flowering wisteria, a vase, teapot and scattered flowers in the foreground, the sides inlaid with enamel roundels, the nashiji interior fitted with a tray decorated with different coloured gold lacquers with a ho-ho and paulonia blossoms. Japanese, c1890.

Condition

Some wear and rubbing.

£ 5200.00
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