Miniature Hasamibako Travelling Chest Edo Period Late 18th Early 19th century

GBP 5,900.00

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Object Description

A late 18th or early 19th-century Edo period hasamibako [travelling chest] of diminutive small proportions.

The rectangular box and flush fitting cover, decorated in gold hiramaki-e on a black ground, the sides with hanabishi, cherry blossom and willow, the cover with further sprays of willow and blossoms, the interior opening to reveal a rectangular inner tray in black lacquer with fundame rim, the interior of the box lined with paper decorated with sparse gold foil. engraved silver fittings with scrollwork.

Object Condition

Condition
Good
Wear consistent with age and use. Superb original condition.

Object Details

  • Style
    edo
  • material
  • dimensions
    W:15 x H:12 x D:12 centimeters
  • country
  • year
    1790-1810

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By appointment only.

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Dealer Location

Buscot Manor
Buscot
Oxfordshire
SN7 8DA

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