Important Early Edo Period 17th Century Miniature Japanese Lacquer Cabinet

GBP 36,000.00

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Object Description

A Rare and Important 17th Century Miniature Japanese Lacquer Cabinet, 19 cm H, 17cm W, 16.5cm D.

The exquisitely decorated cabinet depicts fine floral raised scenes to each side. lacquered wood (Urushi), decorated with gold lacquer (Maki-e) and gilt mounts. Raised on an intricate shaped apron.

The cabinet doors fitted with finely engraved strap hinges and an impressive central lock plate opening to a breathtaking interior of two long, two short, a further two long drawers and a square drawer fitted with an engraved lock pate. Each finely decorated and moulded retaining the original ring pull handles.

It should be noted that this miniature cabinet is one of the finest examples to be discovered, in superb original condition and is undoubtedly of museum grade.

Object Condition

Excellent, wear consistent with age and use. Superb original unrestored condition.

Object Details

Dealer Opening Times

By appointment only.

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Dealer Location

Buscot Manor

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