September 9, 2017 10:00 EST

ASIAN ARTS

 
Lot 43
 

43

A Japanese lacquer box and cover, Edo period

The rectangular box with deep cover, finely decorated in gold and silver lacquer on maki-e ground and with inlaid aogai chips, with scenes of Chinese boys in a landscape, the interior with a tray holding six smaller boxes decorated with various objects. Retains an orange silk cord and tassels.

L: 5 1/2 in., 14cm

Provenance: Acquired from Yokoyama, Inc, Kyoto, Japan, June 1970
Texas collections, 1970-1995; 1995-2007, by descent
In the collection of the present owner, 2007-present

Sold for $1,125
Estimated at $800 - $1,200


 

The rectangular box with deep cover, finely decorated in gold and silver lacquer on maki-e ground and with inlaid aogai chips, with scenes of Chinese boys in a landscape, the interior with a tray holding six smaller boxes decorated with various objects. Retains an orange silk cord and tassels.

Provenance: Acquired from Yokoyama, Inc, Kyoto, Japan, June 1970
Texas collections, 1970-1995; 1995-2007, by descent
In the collection of the present owner, 2007-present

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