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Gilt-lacquered Picnic Box

Auction:
2528B
Lot:
123
Sold for:
$326$275

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Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - 2528B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
December 03, 2010 9:00AM

Description:

Gilt-lacquered Picnic Box, Japan, Meiji-Taisho period (1868-1926), decorated in gold, silver, and colored hiramaki-e and nashiji with an overall design of peony branches, including a square quatrefoil shallow plate, a four-tier square stacking Jubako, two sake bottles, a rectangular covered box; and a rectangular tray, ht. 13, 13 3/8 x 9 in.




Estimate $400-600

Crack lines to the two sake bottles, long hairline to one side of the Jubako, minor losses elsewhere

Keywords

Japan, Botany, Rice wine, Sake

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