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Lacquer Document Box

Auction:
2762B
Lot:
479
Sold for:
$400$325

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Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - 2762B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 22, 2014 11:00AM

Description:

Lacquer Document Box, Japan, late 18th century, the top decorated with maki-e and taka maki-e with chrysanthemums with tendrils and leaves with one quarter decorated in a checkerboard pattern, kirigane applied to the tendrils and leaves, the decoration continues to the bottom box, the two shakudo metal mounts on the side in the shape of plum blossoms, the interior in dense nashiji, lg. 9 1/8 in.
Estimate $800-1,000

Minor wear, particularly to the corners on the base.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

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Japan, shakudo metal mounts

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