April 13, 2022 10:00 EST

Asian Arts

 
Lot 189
 

189

A Japanese inlaid lacquer "Ho-o and Kiri" writing box 日本时绘文具盒一件及包装木盒子

The rectangular body with rounded corners and inset rim, lacquered with a phoenix standing on a paulownia tree on cover, flowers inlaid with mother of pearl, all in gold and slightly-colored takamaki-e; a red sun and hiramaki-e clouds to the interior of the cover; interior fitted with a parcel-gilt inkstone and a "Moon and Clouds" water dropper; ink and lacquer inscriptions to the Japanese wood box.

L: 10 in., W: 8 5/8 in., H: 2 1/4 in.

PROVENANCE:

Property from a private collection, New York

Sold for $2,268
Estimated at $3,000 - $5,000


 

The rectangular body with rounded corners and inset rim, lacquered with a phoenix standing on a paulownia tree on cover, flowers inlaid with mother of pearl, all in gold and slightly-colored takamaki-e; a red sun and hiramaki-e clouds to the interior of the cover; interior fitted with a parcel-gilt inkstone and a "Moon and Clouds" water dropper; ink and lacquer inscriptions to the Japanese wood box.

PROVENANCE:

Property from a private collection, New York

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