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Gilt-bronze Damascene Komai Chest

Auction:
3134B
Lot:
341
Sold for:
$4,613$3,750

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Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - 3134B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
September 14, 2018 10:00AM

Description:

Gilt-bronze Damascene Komai Chest, Japan, Meiji period, with six drawers, decorated with floral and landscape designs, mostly in lobed panels against a maple leaf-filled ground, nine-character mark with a dragonfly reading "Nihon-koku Kyoto-shu Komai-sei" in gold on black-lacquered base, 2 1/8 x 2 1/4 x 1 5/8 in.
Estimate $2,000-3,000

minor wear and gilt loss particularly edges and corners, otherwise in good condition.


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, Kyoto

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