© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
Katalognummer: AK0220-346
A LARGE RYOSHIBAKO LACQUER DOCUMENT BOX
Japan, later Edo period, 18th - mid-19th century

Elaborately painted in gold lacquer to depict two playful shishi below a pine tree, enhanced with mother-of-pearl inlays, all above a silver nashiji ground. The sides with two more shishi amid peonies, the inside with further peonies on a gold nashiji ground.

SIZE 42 x 32 x 15 cm

Condition: Extensive wear, fine age-related cracks, minor losses and some touch-ups mostly to edges.
Provenance: From an Austrian private collection. Kept in the same family since the first half of the 20th century and thence by descent.

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